All the passengers, crew members and accompanying persons feel satisfactory, they have been examined by medical professionals. No symptoms of acute respiratory infection have been revealed among the evacuees.
The special flight has just taken off, after refueling at the Boryspil airport, to reach Kharkiv International Airport.
The Government has taken all possible measures to ensure the safety of passengers, the crew, accompanying persons and the two airports' staff.
After landing, the evacuated citizens, the aircraft crew members and accompanying persons will be delivered to the Novi Sanzhary medical center of the National Guard of Ukraine in Poltava region to undergo quarantine under the supervision of doctors.
"The Government is guided by the sole purpose - security of the people. We have taken all measures to protect and support evacuated Ukrainians and foreigners, as well as personnel and areas in the nearby settlements. There are no threats to the health of citizens. Epidemiologists have also conducted an appropriate examination. All the measures and the evacuation process meet WHO requirements," assured Ukrainian Health Minister Zoriana Skaletska.