Next week, several more planes are expected to arrive in Ukraine with medical supplies needed to defeat the Covid-19.
This was underlined by President Vladimir Zelensky at a traditional meeting of representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers and the main ministries responsible for measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection Covid-19, said the press service of the head of state.
“The second aircraft has already brought personal protective equipment, disinfection and necessary medical equipment today. The manufacturers have huge lines for the things necessary to overcome the infection. But for the Ukrainian government, they make it a priority, so we don’t have to wait weeks for purchases. Next week, we are awaiting the arrival of several more aircraft, ”said Zelensky.
Meeting participants also discussed the readiness of health facilities to receive Covid-19 patients and to equip new facilities to monitor those who may have a suspected disease. The President again noted the need to provide the population with disinfection and protection.
“Every pharmacy should have masks. And not at prices inflated dozens of times, but at a normal and affordable price. And it is important that our doctors are protected, because today they are in fact at the forefront. The national guard must be protected and, certainly, our soldiers, “said the head of state.
In addition, changes to the state budget were discussed, because in the context of anti-crisis measures, some funding will have to be redirected to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.
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It was noted that the meeting was held by communication. It was attended by leaders and representatives of the government, the police, the General Staff, the National Security and Defense Council.
As noted, today a second aircraft arrived from Boryspil Airport from China, which delivered protective equipment for doctors, the police and the military.
In addition, 100,000 PCR tests will arrive on a separate flight overnight.
At the same time, Prime Minister Denis Shmygal said the government had completed preliminary work on changes to the state budget to create the Stabilization Fund to fight coronaviruses and support people and businesses.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru