President Volodymyr Zelenskyy set a number of tasks before the Cabinet of Ministers to prevent the spread of coronavirus to Ukraine
Given the announcement by the World Health
Organization (WHO) of a state of emergency of international importance in the
field of public healthcare due to the global outbreak of a new coronavirus,
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy has set a number of tasks before the
Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to enhance measures preventing the spread of
Chinese coronavirus to Ukraine.
The Head of State emphasized that the
situation with the spread of the virus was completely controlled and remained
in the field of his constant attention. Currently, no cases of infection have
been reported in Ukraine and there are no grounds for any emergency measures.
All the necessary resources are involved, the
government has all the information in its entirety. Continuous monitoring of
the spread of the new coronavirus abroad is being conducted, and preventive
measures are being carried out inside the country.
Ukraine is taking a complex of steps to
prevent the spread of coronavirus to Ukraine.
In addition, Volodymyr Zelenskyy commissioned
to transfer the activity of the operational staff preventing the spread of the
disease to the territory of Ukraine, which operates under the Ministry of
Healthcare, to the level of the Cabinet of Ministers by establishing an
appropriate working group.
The Head of State also considers it necessary
to develop a national plan of anti-epidemic response to the spread of 2019-nCoV
involving resources not only from the Ministry of Healthcare, but also from the
Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Education and
Science, Ministry of Infrastructure and a number of other services and
Volodymyr Zelenskyy also stressed the
necessity of holding measures to prevent the disease.
On January 20 this year a task force to
monitor and analyze the situation regarding the spread of the new coronavirus
(2019-n-CoV) was established at the NSDC Staff.
Secretary of the National Security and Defense
Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov noticed that the situation with the spread
of the new coronavirus is under constant control, and the NSDC Staff has all
the necessary and complete information on this matter. According to him, the
monitoring of the spread of the new coronavirus (2019-n-CoV) is being carried
out in relation to the countries of Asia (primarily the PRC), Europe, the US,
and the CIS countries with which Ukraine has a common border.
Measures taken by foreign authorities to
prevent the further spread of the virus are analyzed and studied
round-the-clock, as well as statistics on pneumonia caused by the new
The Ukrainian authorities are implementing
planned measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.