Evryone coming from the countries, where the coronavirus has been registered, will have their temperature checked at the border
The government is stepping up security measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Ukraine.
From 8pm on Monday February 24, all people coming from the countries, where the coronavirus cases have been registered, will have their body temperature checked.
Oleksiy Honcharuk said that during a briefing following the meeting of the operational headquarters, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers informs:
“We are strepping up security measures. In addition to airport checks, there will be checks at border crossing points. Many Ukrainian citizens are in Italy and other countries where the disease has been reported. Many people come by bus through the checkpoint "Tisa", in particular. Starting from there, similar security measures will be introduced all over.”
Today, a representative of the State Border Guard Service will go there to personally supervise and organize the enhanced control at the crossing pointthe Transcarpathian region. Subsequently, the same measures will be introduced at other border crossing points. The head of the State Border Guard Service Serhiy Deyneko stressed:
“There are 32 checkpoints in Ukraine. No passengers, who have signs of the disease, will enter the territory of Ukraine unnoticed."
As for the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, according to the ambassador of Ukraine to Italy Yevhen Perelyhin, there are no Ukrainian citizens among the patients.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with the Embassy of Ukraine in Italy and the Consulates General of Ukraine in Milan and Naples, are conducting a round-the-clock monitoring of the situation about the spread of coronavirus in the country. There are round-the-clock hotlines for Ukrainian citizens.
The Government's press service reminds that no laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 case has been recorded in Ukraine.
Recommendations for citizens of Ukraine in Italy are available on the web site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at this link.
At the Embassy of Ukraine in Italy and the Consulate General of Ukraine in Milan and Naples, there are round-the-clock hotlines for Ukrainian citizens in the event of an emergency:
- Embassy of Ukraine in Italy: tel: (+39) 3519 886 823;
- Consulate General of Ukraine in Milan: tel: (+39) 3487 254 038;
- Consulate General of Ukraine in Naples: tel: (+39) 327-736-48-22.
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