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  • An emergency regime has been introduced in Kyiv region – a decision of the Government
    Communications Department of the Secretariat of the CMU, posted 18 March 2020 16:16

    The Government has decided to establish an emergency regime in Kyiv region with the view to the epidemical situation caused by the novel coronavirus.

    "The situation caused by the COVID-19 virus is classified as a "Biomedical emergency natural situation of a regional level", which is why the Government establishes such a regime in Kyiv region," Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal commented on the Government's decision.

    Background 

    According to Article 2 of the Civil Protection Code, an emergency situation is a situation in a particular territory or a business entity on such territory, or a water body characterized by a violation of normal living conditions caused by a catastrophe, accident, fire, natural disaster, epidemic, epizootic outbreak, epiphytoty, the use of lesions, or other dangerous situation that has caused (could cause) a threat to the life or health of the population, a large number of dead and injured, inflicting significant material losses and the inability to people living in that territory or facility, conducting business activities on such territory.

    An emergency regime has been introduced in Kyiv region – a decision of the Government