When the parks are closed, people don’t have a sense of security, Viktor Lyashko said on the air of one of the TV channels, 24 channel reports.
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We closed parks at one time, sprayed roads, it was a matter of influence not on the epidemiological process, but on the psychological,
– noted Lyashko.
According to him, it was the feeling of anxiety that helped Ukrainians understand that it is better to stay at home. The chief sanitary doctor said that the methodology of psychological influence was adopted from other countries.
In particular, they analyzed the measures that were resorted to in China, Italy, communicated with the ambassadors of other states. Lyashko noted that after this they realized that people do not see the coronavirus, this is an invisible infection. Therefore, it was necessary to create a certain psychological effect so that people observe quarantine.
Lyashko added that in the case of public transport, the biggest problem was not the possibility of infection in it. The risk was that people would travel to other places without compelling need. And this will increase the number of contacts and the risk of catching a coronavirus.
Important! As of May 9, Ukraine recorded 14 thousand 710 cases of infection with coronavirus. 376 people died from the disease, 2 thousand 909 recovered.
Quarantine in Ukraine: the main thing
The national quarantine in Ukraine was extended until May 22. However, from May 11, some concessions will begin to act. In general, the government has developed five steps to quarantine. Their exact dates are still unknown. Everything will depend on the epidemiological situation.
Quarantine Attenuation / 24 Channel Infographic
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