Ukrainian government set to extend nationwide quarantine until April 30

Ukrainian government set to extend nationwide quarantine until April 30
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  • calendar-gray 17 February 2021

During its Wednesday session, the Ukrainian government is set to extend the nationwide quarantine and state of emergency until April 30, according to a draft governmental decree published on the cabinet’s website, APA reports citing TASS.

"The draft decree envisages extending the quarantine in Ukraine until April 30, 2021; extending <…> the state of emergency until April 30, 2021," the document reads.

The quarantine and the state of emergency were due to expire on February 28.

The decree also envisages ranking the country’s administrative regions according to a color-coded scale of epidemiological danger. Minimal quarantine restrictions will be in place in "green" zones, more severe requirements will be introduced in "yellow," "orange" and "red" zones. Starting from February 22, the entire country will be considered a yellow zone, with further adjustments made in separate regions to reflect the epidemiological situation.

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