Churches in Ukraine are preparing for online Easter services and Ukrainians have already ordered more than 14,000 packages with blessed passports.
The celebration of the Easter holidays was discussed at a traditional meeting chaired by President Vladimir Zelensky on the fight against coronavirus, the press service of the Head of State.
“These figures show that many clergy and parishioners are aware of the terrible danger posed by the coronavirus epidemic. Every day, not dozens, but hundreds are infected with us. And crowds during the Easter holidays are a direct way to get sick yourself and infect your loved ones. Therefore, Easter in a new format this year is a true manifestation of love for one’s neighbor, ”said Zelensky.
According to the participants in the meeting on April 12, during the celebration of Easter by Christians of the Western rite, about 126,000 Ukrainians came to Ukrainian churches against nearly 3 million people last year. At the same time, for violation of the quarantine conditions during the services, the National Police developed administrative protocols in seven regions.
In addition, the meeting discussed the possibility of delivering domestically produced mechanical ventilation equipment (IVL) to hospitals. Now, the technical parameters of the devices of two Ukrainian companies are being verified, and if their quality indicators correspond to foreign equipment, Ukrainian hospitals will receive hundreds of devices in the coming weeks.
“The cost of these fans is much lower than that of foreign equipment. We can provide better doctors and save more lives, ”said the head of state.
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In addition, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmitry Kuleba, said that currently 156,000 Ukrainians abroad are taking advantage of the opportunities offered by the program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to solve logistical problems.
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As indicated, in the morning of April 13 in Ukraine, 3,102 cases of coronavirus infection were recorded, 93 people died, 97 died. 325 new cases of COVID-19 were registered per day.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru