Ukraine set up an operational headquarters for the prevention of coronavirus

В Украине создали оперативный штаб по предотвращению коронавируса

The government adopted a clear plan of action to prevent entry of coronavirus into the territory of Ukraine, the Ministry of health established an operational headquarters.

This was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Alexey Goncharuk at a briefing after the Cabinet meeting January 24, UKRINFORM correspondent reported.

“Today we responded to the information that is distributed in the world about the epidemic of coronavirus. We decided on a clear plan of action that should be done has already been set up operational headquarters at the Ministry of health under the leadership of Minister,” – said Goncharuk.

He added that the government in the last few days actively communicates with the world health organization in order to have all the information to understand and control the situation.

“As of today there are no grounds for concern in Ukraine, there is no confirmed recorded case of such disease in the territory of Ukraine,” – said Goncharuk.

According to him, January 24, held a coordination meeting with all services, providing control at the border crossing in order to ensure that the virus did not enter the territory of Ukraine.

In addition, the Prime Minister said that January 24 evening, the Ministry of health “will be released with a separate” communication to tell people about the new virus.

As reported, due to the new coronavirus, which spreads around the world in China died already 26 people.

Registered more than 800 cases of the disease caused by a novel coronavirus. The virus has been confirmed in China’s neighboring countries – Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, Vietnam, USA and France.

The Chinese government has already closed 13 cities in Hubei due to the spread of the novel coronavirus.