Ukraine stops cross-border passenger traffic

Ukraine stops cross-border passenger traffic

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On March 28, Ukraine stops cross-border passenger traffic both ways due to the spread of coronavirus.

 “Today, we act as rigidly as the present and future challenges require. That is why by the end of Friday, March 27, the state border will have been closed and all passenger traffic will have been suspended,” President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated.

On the evening of March 27, Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Kryklii informed that about 100,000 citizens had returned to Ukraine.

As of 10:00 on March 28, 311 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Ukraine.

As reported, the national lockdown was introduced in Ukraine until April 3 to counteract the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus infection. In particular, educational establishments and all shops except groceries, pharmacies, gas stations and banks were closed. The operation of subways in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Dnipro was suspended. The work of city transport is restricted. The intercity and interregional road, rail and air passenger transportation was stopped. In addition, the foreigners are banned from entering Ukraine and the international passenger services are suspended. The mass events in the country are banned.

On March 25, the Government of Ukraine introduced the emergency situation regime in the entire territory of the country and extended lockdown measures until April 24.

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