Operation of cafes and restaurants: the Cabinet published a decree
The Cabinet of Ministers has amended the decision to prevent the spread of COVID-19 acute respiratory diseases in Ukraine under the provision of catering services during the quarantine period.
The relevant resolution of May 14, 2020 No. 377 was published on the government portal.
According to the document, activities are allowed to provide public catering services “on open sites (in summer), including in tents, on verandas, provided that a distance of at least 1.5 meters between the seats to sit at adjacent tables and the seats of up to four people be kept at the table (excluding children under 14). “
In addition, targeted delivery of orders and take-out orders is permitted, provided that the business entity carrying out these activities is the operator of the food market in accordance with Ukrainian law on basic security principles and requirements and food quality.
At the same time, the conditions in two cases are the provision of personal protective equipment (including protection of the face, eyes, hands) and the stay of visitors, with the exception of meals, in protective equipment. personal protection, in particular respirators or masks, as well as compliance with appropriate sanitary and anti-epidemic measures.
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Earlier in the resolution, no more than two customers were allowed to sit on open areas of restaurants and cafes at a table (excluding children under the age of 14), provided that one distance of at least 1.5 meters between seats to sit at adjacent tables is observed.
The requirements for targeted delivery and provision of personal protective equipment for workers, as well as the stay of visitors (excluding meals) in personal protective equipment remained unchanged.
As reported, on March 12, the government introduced quarantine in Ukraine to combat the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus infection. In particular, commercial establishments have been closed, with the exception of grocery stores, pharmacies, petrol stations and banks. Subway work in Kiev, Kharkov and Dnipro has been stopped, land transport in cities has been stopped, inter-city and inter-regional car, rail and air communications have been stopped.
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On May 4, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the quarantine, but as of May 11, some restrictions were relaxed.
Prime Minister Denis Shmygal suggested that after May 22, the quarantine in Ukraine would be extended, but further easing is planned.
As Ukrinform reported, as of May 15, 17,330 cases of COVID-19 had been laboratory confirmed in Ukraine. Per day – 483 new cases. A total of 4,473 people have recovered, 476 fatal cases have been recorded.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru