The UIA special commercial plane has transported 259 passengers from Miami to Kiev, two more are scheduled for late April and early May.
This was reported on Facebook by the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States.
“On April 27, the fourth special commercial flight took off from Miami, organized with the help of the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States, so that citizens can return home from the United States … Following his example , a number of other special flights will be organized, which will be carried out by the announcement of the Ukrainian government during the quarantine period in late April and May, and which will offer citizens the opportunity to return to their country of origin from different parts of the world, “said the report.
The diplomatic mission informed that 119 Ukrainian students who were in the United States under the American FLEX education program are returning from Miami on this special flight.
With the help of the Ukrainian Embassy, approximately 1,200 people in the United States have returned, including two special commercial flights from New York and one free evacuation flight from Washington.
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As Ukrinform reported, according to the Worldometer website, the total number of coronavirus infections worldwide has exceeded three million. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections worldwide has reached 3,004,120 and includes 207,119 deaths from this disease and 882,772 cures.
The three countries most affected by the coronavirus are the United States (987,322 cases), Spain (226,629 cases) and Italy (197,675 cases).
As of April 27, in Ukraine, 9,009 cases of COVID-19 disease had been laboratory confirmed, 392 new cases per day.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru