Ukraine tightens entry rules –

Ukraine toughens the rules of entry into the country due to the spread of the Delta strain

In early August, Ukraine will return PCR testing for unvaccinated people upon entering the country. And for those coming from India and Russia – 14 days of isolation.

The government is introducing new border crossing rules due to the new Delta coronavirus strain, in particular, PCR testing is returning. This was announced on Wednesday, July 28, by the head of the Ministry of Health Viktor Lyashko during a government meeting.

He noted that an outbreak of a new virus is being observed in Russia. In order to prevent the spread of the Delta in Ukraine, the rules will be tightened.

Also, the Cabinet of Ministers ordered all unvaccinated people entering the country from Russia and India to serve a mandatory 14-day self-isolation.

“Unvaccinated foreigners or Ukrainians who arrived from the Russian Federation and India will be subject to special control. If they spent the last seven days before crossing the border in these countries, they will be subject to mandatory self-isolation or observation for 14 days without the possibility of early termination.” said the minister.

to get to Ukraine, foreigners will be required to present a negative PCR test result and an insurance policy.

Also, the new rules suggest that:

  • Ukrainians who left the country before the publication of the document will be able to return under the same rules.

  • Ukrainians will be able to freely cross the border if they received at least one coronavirus vaccine.

  • if a person has not been vaccinated, he will be offered to install the Vdoma application and go on a 14-day self-isolation. The application will start monitoring the location 72 hours after installation, if during this time a negative PCR test result does not come.

It was previously reported that one of the patients died in Kievwho was diagnosed with the Delta strain.

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