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  • Oleksiy Honcharuk: Government and all responsible services are working in synergy to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Ukraine
    Communications Department of the Secretariat of the CMU, posted 24 February 2020 12:01

    The Government and all responsible services have been mobilized to the fullest extent and are working together to ensure that no coronavirus is spread in Ukraine. Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk emphasized in the program "Real Politics with Yevhen Kyseliov" on the Ukraine 24 TV channel.

    "There is a national operational headquarters operating in Ukraine that collects data on the situation with diseases twice a day. We also maintain communication with WHO on a daily basis to get information from other countries' experiences regarding the development of symptoms, incubation period, and so on. Our experts, together with international colleagues, are monitoring the development of the situation for rapid response," the Head of Government said.

    Oleksiy Honcharuk stressed that at the airports an additional procedure for control of flights from countries at risk of coronavirus spread had been introduced. "Every person arriving to Ukraine from a high-risk zone is undergoing a medical examination at Ukrainian airports," the Prime Minister said.

    According to him, there are trained teams of infectious disease physicians in each region who are prepared to provide the necessary medical help in case of development of symptoms, as well as hospitals are determined to receive people if necessary.

    With regard to the stay of the citizens who were evacuated from China for the observation, Oleksiy Honcharuk stressed that they all feel well. The Head of Government gets information about their health twice a day.

    All necessary conditions to provide comfortable stay of people are organized in Novi Sanzhary: heating, food, sanitary and hygienic means. Now some mobile operators have installed towers to provide better coverage so that to ensure their communication with relatives.

    "The people there are also completely safe. There are no reasons for panic," Oleksiy Honcharuk stressed.

    Oleksiy Honcharuk: Government and all responsible services are working in synergy to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Ukraine