Health Minister Zoryana Skaletska reported that next week the Ukrainians who are now in the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is the epicenter of the novel coronavirus will be able to return home. Next, they will be sent into isolation for at least 14 days.
As told the head of the Ministry of health in the program , now with all the Ukrainians that nahodjatsja in Wuhan, talk to representatives of the Ministry of foreign Affairs posredstvom special chat.
“I will say that there is no delay. Is the place of balanced, measured and thoughtful decision-making process in order to ensure the arrival of Ukrainian citizens in Ukraine, but at the same time to enable all to feel safe from the possible spread of coronavirus,” said the official.
According to her, today at the highest level made a decision that on Tuesday, February 18, send plane, and the next day the citizens of Ukraine will return home.
Skalecka assured that will arrive in Ukraine, only those citizens who have no symptoms and are healthy. However, they can be probable carriers of the coronavirus.
First they will check the Chinese authorities to allow them to release. Then they will check the Ukrainian doctors. They will accompany ukraitsev from Wuhan to Board the plane and then stay with them in isolation. I want to say that the isolation will last at least 14 days
– she added.
Regarding the room, which in isolation will be the Ukrainians, the Ukrainian government is looking for a comfortable and at the same time epidemically safe in order to not spread possible disease.
“Today our four services will danalicious all objects. There are four options. In particular, we explain the procedure of payment and the amount that is needed,” – said Skaletsky.
According to her, this room will prepare in a timely manner to the Ukrainians upon arrival, were able immediately to settle here. Will get them here by bus. Skaletsky added that a nearby locality there is no threat.
“If someone arrived Ukrainians will have the symptoms of coronavirus, it immediately hospitalitynet and will provide all necessary assistance”, – concluded the Minister.
What is known about the return of Ukrainians from China
In late January, Ukraine sent to China two aircraft to evacuate its citizens. In General returned home 415 Ukrainians. February 11 was supposed to be a new evacuation of Ukrainians from Wuhan to fly but they failed allegedly for technical reasons that do not depend on the Embassy of Ukraine in China.
February 12, SkyUp, the airline said it was ready to send another plane. According to representatives of the air carrier, 16 crew members and the medical team will be dressed in suits biological protection. Upon arrival passengers will measure the temperature, equipment, aircraft cleans, and special air filters replaced.
However, the head of the Ministry of health Zoryana Skaletska stated that the final decision about the beginning of evacuation of Ukrainians from China will be only when we have eliminated all possible risks of introduction of disease into the territory of Ukraine along with evacuees.
What is known about the new coronavirus from China
- As of February 13, the Chinese coronavirus died 1 369 60 of 347 infected.
- From the disease die in about 9% of those infected.
- The world health organization declared a global emergency health.
- The Ukrainian Embassy in China advises to refrain from trips to the country, where raging epidemic.
- In Ukraine, not a single case of suspected coronavirus is not confirmed.
- However, two Ukrainians have contracted the coronavirus on the cruise liner Diamond Princess is a 37-year-old woman and 25-year-old man: they were members of the crew and worked in the service.
- They probably infected the virus 80-year-old man who was on the ship from 20 to 25 January, and then went ashore in Hong Kong.
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