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Ukraine set to extend nationwide quarantine until April 30

Christian Fernsby |
The Ukrainian government is set to extend the nationwide quarantine and state of emergency until April 30 during its Wednesday session, according to a draft governmental decree published on the cabinet’s website.

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Topics: UKRAINE   

"The draft decree envisages extending the quarantine in Ukraine until April 30,2021; extending <…> the state of emergency until April 30, 2021," the document reads.

The quarantine and the state of emergency were due to expire on February 28, TASS reported.

The decree also envisages ranking the country’s administrative regions according to a color-coded scale of epidemiological danger. Minimal quarantine restrictions will be in place in "green" zones, more severe requirements will be introduced in "yellow," "orange" and "red" zones. Starting from February 22, the entire country will be considered a yellow zone, with further adjustments made in separate regions to reflect the epidemiological situation.

On February 16, the overall number of coronavirus cases in Ukraine reached 1,276,618. A total of 1,122,968 patients have already recovered, while 4,542 died.

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