The Deputy Minister of Health and the Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine assured that quarantine in Ukraine works and published a forecast from the Kyiv School of Economics.
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Quarantine in Ukraine is valid
According to Lyashko, the preventive and anti-epidemic measures introduced have yielded results, and despite the fact that Ukraine will feel the influence of quarantine on the economy, it will experience less losses from mortality, morbidity and disability of the population.
Victor Lyashko "And no matter how we all want to get rid of this quarantine and coronavirus, we still need to turn on the toggle switch of patience. Patience that will allow us to quarantine on time. And not prematurely"
Coronavirus has caused significant damage to the economy of all countries / Photo Unsplash
Lyashko assured that the government plans to mitigate quarantine. But under certain conditions. Under certain anti-epidemic rather than political conditions!
Thus, the Ministry of Health has already developed an algorithm of preventive measures for beauty salons, cafes, shops with household goods, car washes and other institutions.
Victor Lyashko "Now in the Ministry of Health we are already finalizing the temporary requirements for preventive measures when performing services in hairdressing and beauty salons, when trading household goods, working in cafes, car washes, lawyers and notaries, etc. We plan to publish them on the weekend so that time for entrepreneurs to prepare for the opening. "
Why quarantine cancellation is dangerous
Despite this, Viktor Lyashko noted that there is an important condition that should be voiced in the Ministry of Health, and Ukrainians must hear and understand.
Absolute quarantine withdrawal without the introduction of reasonable preventive measures is 120 – 140 thousand deaths before the end of this year,
– Lyashko said the forecast of experts of the Kyiv School of Economics.
Mortality forecast when Ukraine leaves quarantine / Photo by KyivSchoolOfEconomics
Important! As of May 2, in Ukraine more than 11 thousand people got coronavirus. Over the past day, 550 new cases have been confirmed. 272 people died from COVID-19 in Ukraine, 1,498 patients recovered.
Quarantine in Ukraine: briefly about the main thing
The Ministry of Health believes that now in Ukraine there is a favorable epidemic situation in order to start lifting quarantine from May 11. The government is already working to gradually ease quarantine. Since May 1, more than 280 covered food markets have again started operating in Ukraine. The Ministry of Health has developed specific requirements. For violation of the rules, outlets or even the entire market will be closed for a week.
The importance of quarantine / infographic 24 channels
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