Kiev: The Ministry of Health does not support any decisions to end the enhanced quarantine from an earlier date.
Minister of Health Maxim Stepanov said this at a briefing.
"At the moment, quarantine has been introduced in the country, a nationwide quarantine, which is valid until February 28, 2021. As for the enhanced quarantines, they have been in effect since January 8, and the position of the Ministry of Health remains unchanged: they must operate until January 24, inclusive. stipulated by the government decree of December 9, 2020. And we do not support any decisions to terminate these restrictions earlier than the established date, we didn’t support a certain date”,- Stepanov said.
He noted that during the New Year holidays, Ukrainians actively traveled from region to region, had a large number of contacts, so it can be predicted that a large number of citizens were infected with coronavirus during this time.