A few hours after Kiev declared a quarantine because of pandemic coronavirus, residents of the capital have begun to buy food and necessities. Reporters found that “FR s” in the stores say that the reason for panic.
Corresponding video the Ukrainians began to post on social networks immediately after the information on the introduction of measures for the prevention of the spread of coronavirus.
At the same time, as report “Vesti”, a real panic, “with the crush in the queue and completely bare store shelves” in Kiev has not been observed, although in many stores as a result of the hype bought whole buckwheat, salt, toilet paper and matches. The newspaper publishes photos of empty shelves and queues in the stores of major retail chains.
While in the subways began selling medical masks.
Meanwhile, said the commercial Director of METRO cash & carry Ukraine Elena Vdovichenko in the comments 24tv.ua in the stores there is an “increased demand for a grocery group of the goods”. “But it is rather organic growth of sales in connection with the carnival and other seasonal spring holidays,” she added, stressing that the network is provided with a sufficient stock level to cover the increased demand.
As reported by “DF a”, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine introduced from 12 March 2020 quarantine on the entire territory of the country in connection with the spread of the coronavirus.
Before that, the quarantine regime was introduced in Kiev. And the Chairman of the Parliament advised the deputies not to make foreign business trips.
The first Deputy head of Kyiv city state administration Mykola Povoroznyk said that this decision is binding on all institutions regardless of their form of ownership. His offense will come, “administrative or criminal liability.” To monitor the implementation of the decision will be by the police.