According to the Observer, citizens of Ukraine who were vacationing in the Dominican Republic cannot return home due to an air service that was closed due to coronavirus.
Almost 200 vacationers cannot return to Ukraine from the Dominican Republic. This was reported with reference to tourists there on March 20 by the Observer.
According to a Kiev woman named Oksana, Ukrainians, including about 20 children, cannot return due to the termination of air traffic due to the coronavirus.
“We were sent by the travel company Join UP!”, We flew not with a charter, but with a regular flight. We had to return via Paris to Kiev. But all flights were canceled. Those who flew the charters, they were lucky, they were taken away from here. Literally today flew away flight. And we can’t fly out, “the woman said.
In “Join UP!” They explained to the “Observer” that there were seven of their tourists in the Dominican Republic, they took flight tickets on their own. The rest, according to the travel agency, arrived either independently or from other companies.
On March 20, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that four citizens of Ukraine were being treated for coronavirus infection in the Dominican Republic.
In connection with the outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19, which began at the end of 2019 in China, a number of countries, including Ukraine, closed their borders and stopped air traffic.
March 11, 2020 World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
According to the evening of March 20, 45,989 citizens of Ukraine returned to their homeland after the introduction of restrictive measures by most countries of the world in connection with the pandemic of the coronavirus infection COVID-19.
As of the morning of March 21, 275,434 cases of coronavirus infection were registered in the world, 11,399 people died, reported at Johns Hopkins University (USA).
Abroad from the virus treat 15 Ukrainians, three died.