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The issue of introducing a state of emergency or a curfew across Ukraine is not being considered at the moment.

That's according to the government's Telegram channel Coronavirus_info citing Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.

The minister said the issue of introducing stricter quarantine restrictions, a state of emergency, or a curfew across the country is not on the table so far. At the same time, Stepanov added, citizens should more consciously adhere to the anti-epidemic rules, while the relevant authorities must monitor their implementation.

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"We could lay down any regulations. But it is very important that they be followed. Only in this way can we stop the spread of the third wave of COVID-19," Stepanov emphasized.


As per Article 18 of Law on the Legal Regime of the State of Emergency, if a state of emergency is introduced, additional measures may be taken, including launching a curfew.

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