Ukraine will close its borders to foreign nationals for two weeks in 48 hours, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov has said.
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The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine endorses the draft order on temporary closure and termination of the pedestrian border crossing at some points on the state border and checkpoints due to coronavirus infection.
Kyiv authorities have ordered 100,000 coronavirus test kits, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has said.
Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov has informed that foreigners from the occupied territories will be banned from entering Ukraine due to coronavirus.
A Russian journalist who illegally visited the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has been banned from entering Ukraine for three years, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry's press service has reported.
The Health Ministry has denied reports about the alleged ministry’s order banning private clinics to provide aid to patients with symptoms of acute respiratory viral infections (ARVI).
Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, scheduled for March 20-29, has been postponed due to the nationwide quarantine imposed by the government in Ukraine to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the press service of the festival has reported.
Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has reported 12 cases of coronavirus in the occupied city of Horlivka in Donetsk region.
Health Minister Ilya Yemets has called for holding an extraordinary meeting of the Verkhovna Rada to approve a law on relevant measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the Ukrainian Health Ministry’s Telegram-channel Coronavirus_info.
Two new cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Ukraine.
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Two Ukrainians from the Grand Princess cruise ship have returned to Ukraine, with no signs of coronavirus disease, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.
The Ukrainian Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Infrastructure have started preparations for another evacuation of Ukrainian citizens from China.
All border crossing points with the EU are currently operating as normal, spokesperson for the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service Andriy Demchenko has told an Ukrinform correspondent.