The Kiev government will reimburse the burial of the dead from coronavirus

In KSCA said that the recommended method of burial of persons who died from COVID-19, is cremation.

The Kiev government will assume the reimbursement of costs of transportation and cremation of the dead from coronavirus at the request of relatives or other persons.

This was stated by Deputy Chairman of KSCA Peter Panteleev.

“We understand that many families in distress and their loved ones have died from the infection, it can be difficult financial situation. Such families, we are willing to go the extra mile to help. Let me remind you, the cremation in the spread of infection is the recommended method of burial of persons who died from COVID-19”, – he said.

According to Panteleyev, the appropriate services will provide the municipal enterprise “special Plant – ritual service”.

“No preference for any enterprise is not. Is the same for all guidelines for the burial of deceased persons with suspected or confirmation of acute respiratory disease COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. They are approved by the head of liquidation of consequences of emergency situations. And this is advice that should be protect from new infections. It is now in the capital more than a thousand confirmed cases of the disease”, – said the Deputy Chairman of the KSCA.

We will remind, on March 11 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in three weeks, has imposed a quarantine on the entire territory of Ukraine for combating coronavirus from China. The Cabinet proposed the establishment of restrictions on holding mass events, which planned the participation of more than 200 people. But this does not apply to measures of state necessity. Sporting events possible with the permission of international organizations, without an audience. Ukraine closes borders. The work of metro and road, railway and air connections between the cities and regions of 18 March in Ukraine will be temporarily limited. A number of regions have closed educational institutions and imposed a number of strict restrictions from the closure of food service establishments prior to the ban on exit and entry to the city.

2 weeks after that, the Cabinet declared a state of emergency on the entire territory of Ukraine and extended the quarantine for a month – until April 24. 3 APR quarantine strengthened: mandatory 14-day observation for those coming from abroad, forbidden to move through the streets more than two persons, except in cases of support of children. On 22 April, the quarantine was extended until may 11.

In Ukraine March 3, recorded the first case of infection with coronavirus COVID-19. Infected was a resident of Chernivtsi region. He had just returned with his wife from Italy. On the evening of 12 March in Ukraine officially confirmed two more cases of infection with coronavirus. Infection was recorded in Chernivtsi, and Zhytomyr regions. Female from Zhytomyr died of infection, becoming the first victim COVID-19 in Ukraine.

After that, about the discovery of the coronavirus began to be reported and in other areas. The epicentres of the outbreak in Ukraine have become Chernivtsi region and Kyiv city, where the disease is diagnosed the most. For the latest news on the spread of the coronavirus in Ukraine, the number of patients and deaths, as well as a means of combating COVID-19 on the website Dnia.