470 citizens delivered to Ukraine by evacuation flights
During the last day, at the checkpoint “Borispol” issued for arrival more than 470 passengers who arrived three evacuation flights
This is stated in the message from the State Border Service.
“The planes from Toronto (Canada), Oslo (Norway) and Goa (India) to Ukraine came mainly to our compatriots. In addition to the usual control procedures, border guards at the separate checkpoint of Kiev carried out a passenger temperature check and a health survey. Among those who did not arrive there were feverish people or complaints regarding the presence of symptoms of acute respiratory viral infections, “according to The report.
All those who arrived on the indicated flights, with the exception of one person, have chosen the quarantine restrictions provided for the use of the “Act at home” application. After verification of the registration in the request by the employees of the National Border Service, these people isolated themselves for two weeks at the addresses indicated. A passenger from Goa decided to go to quarantine at a specific observatory.
The SPSU noted that overall passenger traffic at the national border remains fairly low. During the past day, state border services personnel issued fewer than 13,000 people for entry and exit.
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As reported, since March 12, the government has introduced quarantine in Ukraine to combat the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus infection. In particular, commercial establishments were closed, with the exception of grocery stores, pharmacies, petrol stations and banks. The works of the Kiev, Kharkov and Dnipro metros have been stopped, the circulation of land transport in cities, interurban and interregional automobile, rail and air services has been stopped.
Since March 28, Ukraine has completely closed the border for scheduled flights, including aviation.
At the same time, from April 7, it is prohibited to cross the border on foot. You can only enter Ukraine by car. 19 checkpoints are open for the crossing.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru