From Kharkov airport, passengers will be escorted by special transport of the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine, accompanied and under police protection, to the territory of the medical center of the National Guard of Ukraine "New Sanzhary" in the Poltava region.
Actual: Ukrainians from Wuhan will be taken to New Sanzhary
The State Emergency Service noted that all attempts to prevent the placement of evacuated people will be stopped by the National Police and the National Guard.
45 Ukrainians and 27 foreigners were evacuated from the epicenter of the spread of the coronavirus, in total 72 people are on board the aircraft, now they will be quarantined for 14 days.
Passengers once again measure their body temperature and check for other symptoms, and only then will they be allowed to leave the plane.
The board was accepted by Kharkov airport. Corresponding work is underway. As of now, we receive information, we check people, there is no official information, doctors are in place. After they pass the full test, we’ll inform you about the condition of the people,
– said the chairman of the Kharkov Regional State Administration Alexey Kucher.
In addition, the head of the Kharkov Regional State Administration, Alexei Kucher, said that people would not go through the terminals.
What is known about the evacuation from China
A plane with evacuated Ukrainians took off from China in the evening of February 19, at 00:30 on February 20, local time. The aircraft made a technical landing at the Almaty airport for refueling and crew change. During this, two citizens of Kazakhstan left in the city of Almaty.
He arrived in Ukraine at 9:40 a.m. on February 20. The plane was refueled with fuel at the Borispol airport, then passengers flew to Kharkov.
All evacuated, as well as the crew of the aircraft will be placed in quarantine for two weeks in the medical center "New Sanzhary" in the Poltava region.
Only healthy Ukrainians were taken from Wuhan. In fact, even those who picked up a common cold had no chance of getting on a plane, as people who had a body temperature above 37.2 degrees were not allowed on board.
Before boarding the plane, Ukrainians were examined first by Chinese doctors, then by Ukrainian specialists. Consequently, at the first stage of the medical examination by Chinese doctors, three Ukrainians and one foreigner were not allowed to evacuate.
Not a single person with suspected coronavirus was found.
After landing, the aircraft is completely disinfected, and all consumables are burned.
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Where will the evacuees be settled
At about 10 a.m. on February 20, the State Emergencies Service reported that those evacuated from China would be settled on the territory of the medical center of the National Guard of Ukraine Novye Sanzhary, in the Poltava region.
As for the hospital, where the evacuees will be located, it will be under constant protection, and all the necessary measures of infectious safety will be applied in the room itself: protective suits, incineration and disinfection of waste.
Evacuees will be able to leave the quarantine place after 14 days, but only after all the necessary procedures and checks have been completed.
A few days before the plane left for China, information appeared about the protests of people who are convinced that Ukrainians evacuated from China will be settled near their cities. For example, in the Ternopil region, local residents began to build barricades in order to prevent buses with these people. In New Sanzhary, Poltava region, people blocked the road.
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