Ukraine will introduce a mandatory two-week self-isolation for travelers from Russia and India. About this during a government meeting stated Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmygal, transfers “Strana.ua”. The requirement will affect those who have spent the last seven days in Russia or India before crossing the border. Such travelers will be required to go on a 14-day self-isolation “without the possibility of early termination,” Shmygal said.
At the same time, the Ukrainian authorities recognize vaccination only with those drugs that have been approved by the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as those that Kiev has recognized. The Russian “Sputnik V” has not yet been approved by WHO. In addition, Ukraine has banned the registration of Russian vaccines against COVID-19 as produced in the “aggressor country.” This means that those vaccinated with Russian drugs will also have to go into self-isolation after entering Ukraine, writes RBC.
The quarantine for visiting Russians will begin to operate a week after the authorities publish the decree.
Previously, everyone who passed negative PCR tests was allowed to enter the territory of Ukraine, but at the end of June the measures were tightened and those arriving from a number of countries were obliged to undergo express testing directly at the border. informs Echo of Moscow. Also, the authorities canceled the permission not to undergo PCR testing for unvaccinated citizens of Ukraine and those who have a residence permit in the country.
According to Denis Shmygal, the introduction of new restrictions is associated with the spread of the more infectious Indian strain of the delta coronavirus. According to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, over the past day, 717 new coronavirus cases were detected in the country. The total number of infections since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 2.25 million, 52.8 thousand people have died.