"At a meeting of the State Commission on Technogenic and Environmental Safety and Emergency, new levels of the epidemic danger of the spread of COVID-19 caused by coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were established. Red zone covers the cities of Lutsk and Ternopil, and Kitsman district of Chernivtsi region," Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Oleh Nemchinov wrote on his Facebook page on July 31.
Orange zone includes the cities of Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, as well as Berezhany of Ternopil region, Lutsk and Liubeshiv districts of Volyn region, Tysmenytsia district of Ivano-Frankivsk region, Mykolaiv, Peremyshl and Pustomyty districts of Lviv region, and Buchach district of Ternopil region.
Yellow zone covers Vinnytsia city and some towns of Vinnytsia region, Zhytomyr city and some areas of Zhytomyr region, the city of Uzhhorod and some districts of Zakarpattia region, Yaremche city, and a few districts of Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Ternopil, and Chernivtsi regions.
"This decision will come into force on August 3," Nemchinov added.
According to him, the State Commission on Technogenic and Environmental Safety and Emergency will meet weekly on Friday and update the data.
As Ukrinform reported, additional quarantine rules come into force in Ukraine on August 1.
Depending on the epidemiological situation, all regions are divided into several zones: green, yellow, orange and red according to the level of epidemic risk of COVID-19 spread.
Green zone envisages: stay in public buildings in masks or respirators; holding mass events: no more than 1 person per 5 square meters; cinemas with 50% occupancy; transportation of passengers only within the seating capacity.
Yellow zone (+ green zone restrictions) prohibitions include: visits to social protection institutions where the elderly are staying, except for those that provide services in critical situations.
Orange zone (+ yellow zone restrictions) prohibitions include: operation of accommodation establishments (hostels, tourist bases, etc.), except hotels; operation of entertainment facilities, restaurants at night; scheduled hospitalizations; gyms, fitness centers, cultural institutions; new shifts in children's camps; restrictions for public events: 1 person per 20 square meters and no more than 100 people.
Red zone (+ orange zone restriction) prohibitions include: operation of public transport; visiting educational institutions; activities of shopping malls, cafes and restaurants.
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