Filter for Ukraine Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-04 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
In three months, the Ministry of Health has increased the number of laboratories for coronavirus tests from 3 to 69, and the number of tests - from 300 to 14,000
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2020-06-05 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Ukrainian government has extended pre-existing lockdown measures until Friday, May 22
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2020-06-05 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
domestic travel is restricted until at least Friday, May 22
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2020-06-05 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
individuals are required to wear masks in public spaces
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2020-06-01 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
June 1, Ukrainian authorities announced that intercity travel on trains and buses has resumed amid easing of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions. In an announcement, Ukrzaliznytsia, the state-owned railroad company relaunched service on 35 intercity connections from Kyiv to many of the country’s major cities. Inter-oblast busses have also resumed in the further easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Social distancing and the wearing of masks and gloves as well as temperature screenings will be mandatory at many train stations and bus depots.
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2020-05-30 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
May 30, Ukrainian authorities announced the easing of some coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions. Shopping malls in Kyiv have reopened, although social distancing measures remain in place and customers are required to wear masks and gloves.
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
kindergartens will reopen in some cities from Monday, May 25.
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2020-05-25 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
subways will reopen in some cities from Monday, May 25.
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
sports events will be permitted to take place without spectators in attendance.
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2020-05-22 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
public transportation will resume operations from May 22
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2020-05-22 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
second phase of easing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions will begin on Friday, May 22. Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal stated that as part of the second phase of easing, public transportation and commuter services will resume operations from May 22.
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2020-05-20 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Wednesday, May 20, that ongoing quarantine measures will be extended until June 22
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2020-05-14 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Ministry of Health is establishing cooperation with Ukrainian PPE manufacturers
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2020-05-13 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
increase in number allowed to gather from 2 to 4; with masks and 1.5 m distance
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2020-05-11 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
cafes and restaurants will be permitted to serve customers outdoors. Some businesses such as hairdressers and beauty salons will also reopen.
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2020-05-11 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
visiting public parks and recreational areas will be allowed
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Ministry of Health will introduce coronavirus testing for members of the National Police and the National Guard
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2020-05-06 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
government has additionally allocated over UAH 3 billion to fight coronavirus in Ukraine,
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2020-05-04 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
quarantine/lockdown extended to May 22 but some measures will be lifted from May 11
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2020-05-04 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
resumption of planned operations/hospitalization; hospitals will provide free PCR testing for patients in need of elective surgery
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2020-04-30 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Ministry of Health has launched an online platform with information about COVID-19 treatment
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2020-04-29 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
government has approved the allocation of UAH 100 million to the Ministry of Health for the purchase of ventilators. These funds will be enough for approximately 200 ventilation
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2020-04-27 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Ministry of Health has developed a decree that provides for the resumption of agri-food markets; under strict guidelines
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2020-04-27 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Ministry of Health of Ukraine plans to increase the number of PCR tests for coronavirus from 5,000 to 10,000 per day.
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
distribution of funds that will go to increased payments to physicians treating patients with COVID-19
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2020-04-22 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
extended until May 11
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2020-04-20 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Ministry of Health has purchased more than 71 thousand biosecurity suits for physicians working with COVID-19
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2020-04-17 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Ministry of Health has restarted the coronavirus chatbot
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2020-04-16 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Ministry of Health has launched an online platform for consultations with leading anesthesiologists-resuscitators of all other specialized doctors of Ukraine. This step will allow real-time exchange of experience and advice, and therefore - will more effectively fight the coronavirus.
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2020-04-16 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Starting April 16, all drivers and passengers in vehicles entering Kyiv may be required to have their temperatures taken, and if someone’s temperatures is higher than 37.5 degrees Celsius and there are signs of acute respiratory disease, the person will be tested for coronavirus disease and sent to self-isolation.
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2020-04-16 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Starting April 6, all travelers, both Ukrainian citizens and foreigners, arriving in Ukraine will be required to undergo a 14-day supervised quarantine period.
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2020-04-14 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Two commissions of virologists and pulmonologists will check the availability of medicines in hospitals in the regions of Ukraine, the readiness of health workers to receive patients with coronavirus disease and how the treatment protocol for such patients is implemented
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2020-04-10 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
online dashboards have been created that display reliable information on the fight against COVID-19 in Ukraine and inform about the provision of medical institutions with the necessary resources. The dashboard is available online and is updated daily at the link .
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2020-04-10 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Ministry of Health has updated the treatment protocol for patients with COVID-19, defining a clearer algorithm for the use of drugs, as well as the possibility of using the drug "Favipiravir".
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2020-04-08 In Public health measures: Amendments to funeral and burial regulations
changes to burial policies and handling of bodies by healthcare professionals
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2020-04-06 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
extension: self isolation regime extended until late april
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2020-04-06 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
cannot be in public without mask
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2020-04-06 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
prohibited to move in groups of more than 2; people under age 14 not to be in public wihtout parents; visiting parks prohibited; visits to hospitals and nursing homes/palliative facilities prohibited; prohibited to be on streets without ID
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2020-04-06 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
People over 60 are recommended to be at home to avoid infection with coronavirus,
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2020-04-05 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
MoH formed database of needs of all 242 hospitals that will fight coronavirus in Ukraine
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Ukraine’s central bank buys US$150 mln on interbank forex market
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2020-04-03 In Public health measures: Amendments to funeral and burial regulations
Ukraine’s Dnipro digs over 600 graves beforehand
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2020-04-03 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Kyiv’s authorities have bought 400 smart cameras for body temperature screening and facial recognition as part of the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
buckwheat export banned until july 1 to protect domestic market
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2020-04-02 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Ukraine to set up Food Security Coordination Council
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2020-04-02 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
launching production of covid-19 tests
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2020-03-17 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
200% bonuses ot medical workers directly involved in fighting COVID !9
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2020-03-17 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Suspend all air travel, citizens not allowed to leave country
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2020-03-17 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
The law establishes administrative responsibility for unauthorized leaving of the observation location - a fine of 1,000 to 2,000 non-taxable minimum incomes, as well as 2,000 to 10,000 non-taxable minimum incomes for government officials.
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
temporarily bans foreigners from entering Ukraine and terminates regular international passenger service till April 3
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2020-03-15 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Only pharmacies, grocery stores should remain open: Ukraine’s health chief on minimizing Covid-19 spread
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2020-03-14 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Ukraine temporarily stops issuing visas over coronavirus spread
2020-03-14 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
all commercial fflights
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2020-03-13 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Ukraine authorities urge citizens to limit travel across country
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2020-03-13 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
forced isolation and self-isolation and liability for non-compliance with quarantine rules
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2020-03-13 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
ban mass gatherings more than 200 ppl
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2020-03-13 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov has said Ukraine will close the border for foreigners in 48 hours for two weeks over the situation with the novel coronavirus in the world.
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2020-03-11 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
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2020-03-11 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
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2020-03-11 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
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2020-03-11 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
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2020-03-09 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
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2020-03-05 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on Ukrainians to engage in domestic tourism amid the global spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-2019. (i.e. not traveling abroad)
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2020-03-03 In Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
Ukraine bans imports of pets from China after dog in Hong Kong tests positive for coronavirus
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2020-03-02 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Ukraine’s government allocates US$183,000 for evacuation of Ukrainians from Wuhan
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2020-02-25 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
mandatory body temperature screening procedure for citizens arriving in Ukraine from Italy has already been introduced at Kyiv’s two airport
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2020-02-24 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
hospitals designated for taking covid patients
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2020-02-19 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
surveilance of quarantine sites
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