“We don’t have a choice,” Mayor Klitschko said at a briefing yesterday. “Otherwise, the medical system won’t handle the load, and there will be even more deaths.” Schools and shopping centers will remain closed. Restaurants will operate on a take-out basis only. The Metro will only take passengers with special permits. With traffic jams clogging streets at rush hours, employers are asked to encourage employees to work remotely from home.
delaying access to and from Kyiv Boryspil Airport. The Metro is to run during the 2-week lockdown, but access is limited to about 600,000 people working in ‘critical’ jobs. In addition to health care, these sectors include energy, chemical industry, transport, banking, telecommunications, food, and utilities. Employers are asked to shift to remote work as much as possible.