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Updated levels of epidemic danger in Ukraine from Oct. 5 - Which regions and restrictions

Updated: Jan 23, 2021

The rules regarding each zone/color are enforced as follows:

Green zone provides:

  • wearing a mask or respirator while indoors,

  • observe a distance during mass events (1 person on 5 sq. m),

  • keep a distance during events in cultural institutions (occupancy of 50%),

  • passengers in public transport within the number of seats.

Yellow zone (+restrictions of the green zone) bans:

  • visits to social protection facilities for the elderly, other than those providing emergency services.

Orange zone (+restrictions of the yellow zone) bans:

  • work of hostels, campsites, etc. (except hotels).

  • Work of entertainment establishments, restaurants at night.

  • Scheduled hospitalizations.

  • Work of gyms, fitness centers, cultural institutions.

  • Accepting new shifts in children's camps.

  • Restrictions for public events: 1 person per 20 square meters and not more than 100 people.

Red zone (+restrictions of the yellow zone) bans:

  • work of public transport.

  • Visiting schools, universities, etc.

  • Activities of shopping malls, cafes, and restaurants.


Online Map of Restricted Zones to take effect from Oct. 04

Levels of epidemic danger in the territories determined by the decision of the State Commission on Energy and Emergencies of October 1, 2020, № 34, come into force from 00.00 on October 5, 2020

The State Commission for Energy and Emergency Situations updated the division of regions according to the epidemic danger level.

From October 5, the "red" level of epidemic danger will remain in Ternopil, and instead of Brzezany, the Ternopil region, Kaniv of Cherkasy region will be included. Kaniv has reached the "red" level since the city has the highest incidence rate - 671 cases per 100,000 population, compared to the national level in 123 cases.

The “orange” level of epidemic danger includes 126 administrative units, 15 more than last week, including 12 regional centers - Vinnytsia, Lutsk, Dnipro, Ivano-Frankivsk, Uzhhorod, Lviv, Mykolaiv, Poltava, Sumy, Khmelnytsky, Kharkiv, Chernivtsi.

The ′′ Yellow ′′ level of epidemic danger, according to the chief sanitary doctor, will be set in 274 administrative units, which is 15 more than a week earlier. In particular, it will continue in force in the city of Kyiv.

To ′′green′′ level of epidemic danger, 215 administrative units have been activated.

Three cities - Kharkiv, Poltava, and Sumy - are the most threatening weekly dynamics - all of them are at the ′′ orange ′′ level. The total rise in new cases detected week-to-week in these three cities is more than 40 % of the nation's weekly growth.

A significant threat to the rise of the disease is also demonstrated by Vinnytsia, Lutsk, Chernivtsi, Rivne, Chernihiv, Zaporizhzhia, and Cherkasy, as well as the Slavic district of Donetsk region.




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