Ukraine starts opening borders with neighbouring European countries as Lockdown further eased

Monitoring Desk: Ukraine has started opening borders gradually with neighbouring countries as Lockdown further eased. Six checkpoints have resumed their operations at the Ukrainian-Moldovan border.

According to a report of the Ukrainian News Agency posted by Dasha Zubkova, the Press Service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has stated that in Chernivtsi region, the following border checkpoints resumed their operations: Mamalyha-Kryva, Kelmentsy-Larga (railway), Kelmentsy-Larga (automobile), Sokyriany-Oknytsia.

In Odesa region, the border checkpoints that resumed their operations are Mayaky-Palanka-Udobne.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, on May 20, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to resume operation of 66 border checkpoints at the border with the European Union and the Republic of Moldova.

Ukraine starts opening borders with neighbouring European countries as Lockdown further eased
Ukraine starts opening borders with neighbouring European countries as Lockdown further eased

On May 28, the number of new Covid-19 cases in Ukraine rose by 429 over May 27 to 22,811, and the number of deaths rose by 10 over May 27 to 679; at the same time, after a one-day growth, the number of new cases decreased by 10.1% and the number of new lethal cases decreased by 9%.

On May 28, a total of 495 people recovered.

Therefore, on May 28, the indicator of new Covid-19 cases decreased and became lower than that of those, who recovered (429 vs 495).

On May 28, the number of new cases made 1.9% of the overall number of the sick recorded as of May 27.