A cargo aircraft of SCAT Airlines landed at Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv) on March 29 delivering another batch of medical supplies from the Chinese city of Xiamen needed to combat the spread of coronavirus.
Society and Culture
More than 144,000 citizens of Ukraine have returned home from abroad with the assistance of diplomatic missions.
Some 475 laboratory-confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus infection were recorded in Ukraine as of 22:00 on Sunday, March 29, the Public Health Center of the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported on Facebook.
28 March 2020
Ukraine will switch to summer daylight saving time on March 29.
The Government of the United States endorsed a decision to allocate $1.2 million to Ukraine to step up its efforts to counteract the uncontrolled spread of coronavirus.
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba discussed the assistance in combating the coronavirus pandemic with UNDP and WHO representatives in Ukraine.
On March 28, Ukraine stops cross-border passenger traffic both ways due to the spread of coronavirus.
As of the morning of March 28, Ukraine had 311 laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases.
27 March 2020
Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Yulia Sokolovska met with representatives of UNICEF social projects to discuss social issues amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Five coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the city of Sevastopol in occupied Crimea.
Ukraine has allocated UAH 200 million for the purchase of personal protective equipment.
The number of Kyiv residents infected with the coronavirus Covid-19 has grown to 55 people, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Ministry for Veterans Affairs, Red Cross Society to unite efforts to support veterans during quarantine
The Ukrainian Ministry for Veterans Affairs and the Red Cross Society have agreed to unite efforts to support veterans with disabilities and those left alone during the period of quarantine.
Kyiv City Council has allocated almost UAH 1 billion to the healthcare industry of the capital and UAH 300 million to support low-income people, according to the Council’s press service.