Top 5 News Stories 2 June
1. As of 1 June, 24,012 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Ukraine. Over the past day, 340 cases of the disease were recorded. In total, 9,690 patients have recovered and 718 have died. https://hromadske.ua/posts/v-ukrayini-kilkist-pidtverdzhenih-vipadkiv-koronavirusu-perevalila-za-24-tisyach?tg-group
2. Ukraine resumes regular domestic and international air services starting June 15. Ukraine plans to resume flights to popular tourist destinations like Turkey, Greece, Cyprus and Georgia. Air traffic with Italy and Spain will remain closed for the time being. This was announced by Minister of Infrastructure Vladyslav Kryklii.
3. Ukraine’s State Statistics Service has said Ukrainians spend about half of their income on food. On average, a two-member family allocates a total of 9,000 UAH (335 USD) per month for their needs , half of which is spent on food. It is noted meat is the largest expense item. Ukrainians spend about 1,000 UAH (37.22 USD) on buying meat.
4. The first of June marked the day when the automatic traffic speed detecting system was officially launched in Ukraine. The first speeding car was recorded in Kyiv by a camera at 24 Chokolivskyi Boulevard. This was reported on Facebook by Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Anton Herashchenko.
5. The number of new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people confirmed in the capital city of Kyiv over the past seven days exceeds the level set by the government for easing of quarantine-related restrictions, according to Ukraine’s Health Ministry. The incidence rate in Kyiv was 13.18 per 100,000 people as of June 1, while the acceptable rate is 12, according to data published on the ministry’s data on