On March 12, the State Commission for Technogenic and Environmental Safety and Emergencies of Ivano-Frankivsk region quarantined the tourist complex Bukovel and restricted entry to the territory of the Polyanytska territorial community, where the complex is located.
Only local residents and people working in the community will be able to move freely there.
The entrance to the territory of the community is closed from 00.00 on March 13.
The Head of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration Andriy Boychuk said: "We have made such a forced decision, and it probably will not be the last one. Because the "red" zone that we are in is developing, and we do not see a trend for its destruction."
Earlier, he said: "We are faced with nihilism, with complete disregard for quarantine on the territory of the Polyanytska community." Inspections were held on the territory of "Bukovel", and as a result of them 51 administrative protocols on violations of quarantine were drawn up.
At the entrance to Bukovel, representatives of medium-sized businesses from Ivano-Frankivsk, Kalush, Dolyna, and Kolomyia staged a protest action on March 11. They demanded equal conditions for doing business, among them were strict restrictions for everyone, without exception, for a clearly defined period, as well as permission for microbusiness activities and control over compliance with quarantine norms.
Context. In Ukraine, 13,276 new cases of coronavirus disease COVID-19 were recorded per day on March 12. 3,967 people were hospitalized; 243 died; 4,897 people recovered.