Zelensky: the complete cancellation of the quarantine potentially represents more than 120,000 deaths by the end of the year
President Vladimir Zelensky said that the reduction in quarantine could not be premature and wished the patience of the Ukrainians.
He said this in a video message on Monday.
“Yes, there is a negative impact of quarantine on the economy. The resulting losses are painful. But the potential losses due to high morbidity and mortality are catastrophic. According to studies, the complete abolition of the Quarantine will have shocking consequences. If we return to our usual rhythm of life tomorrow, it is potentially more than 120,000 deaths before the end of the year. This is why the relaxation of quarantine cannot be premature. is staggered and the first mitigation will take place soon – May 11, “said the president.
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He recalled that from May 11, in particular, parks, squares, beauty salons, summer areas of cafes and restaurants will be open.
Zelensky called on Ukrainians to review the statistics of countries where quarantine measures have not been introduced or to make them more flexible. According to him, as a result, in these countries – thousands of deaths and tens of thousands of cases per day.
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“Traditionally, at the beginning of the call, I wish you good health. And today, in addition to that, I wish everyone an important guarantee of this health. It is patience. Patience to comply with quarantine and wait for a safe environment, “said the head of state.
Photo: Office of the President
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru