48 Ukrainians and 27 foreigners were evacuated from the epicenter of coronavirus spread, a total of 73 people are on board the aircraft, now they will be quarantined for 14 days. Special transport of the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine, accompanied by and under police protection, will be delivered to the territory of the medical center of the National Guard of Ukraine "New Sanzhary" in the Poltava region, the State Emergency Service said.
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Within 14 days there they will be under observation with a strict regime of sanitary epidemiological control and safety. All unlawful attempts to prevent the placement of evacuees at this facility or violation of the regime of their observation will be stopped by the National Police and the National Guard in accordance with the requirements of the Law and the decision of the government headquarters.
It is noteworthy that the plane was supposed to land at Boryspil at 7:56, but information about its arrival either disappeared or reappeared on the scoreboard.
Meanwhile, in the new Sanzhary of the Poltava region, people blocked the road and are protesting that Ukrainians evacuated from Chinese Wuhan would be brought there. There even clashes between police and local residents began.
Actual: Clashes between police and opponents of the evacuation of Ukrainians from China began in Novy Sanzhary: video
What is known about the evacuation from China
A plane with evacuated Ukrainians flew from China at 00:30 on February 20, local time. The aircraft made a technical landing at the Almaty airport for refueling and rotation of the crew. During this, two citizens of Kazakhstan left in the city of Almaty. He arrived in Ukraine at 9.40 a.m. on February 20. All evacuated, as well as the crew will be placed in quarantine for two weeks. 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, because people who had a body temperature higher than 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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How will quarantine go
As for the hospital, where the evacuees will be located, it will be under constant guard, and all the necessary measures of infectious safety will be applied in the premises: 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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