Top 5 News Stories 6 June
1. A new stage of easing of quarantine restrictions starts today in Ukraine. According to the government, as of 5 June: -catering establishments can receive visitors indoors, and not only on summer terraces, provided that safety measures are observed; -religious events can be held provided that social distancing is respected; -up to 5 people including the driver can be transported in a car (excluding children under 14 years); -people over 60 are not obligated to self-isolate; -educational programs in which training was carried out remotely can be accredited; -In addition, domestic flights are now being resumed.
2. Contrary to previous plans, cafes and restaurants will not be opened for indoor visitors in Kyiv from 5 June due to the fact that the number of patients with COVID-19 exceeds the norm per 100 000 of population. This was stated at a briefing by Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko. Further, a decision will be made by the emergency commission after next weekend.
3. Hotels and sanatoriums will be able to work from 10 June according to the Ministry of Health. This was announced by the Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko at a briefing on 5 June.
4. The Ukrainian group Cloudless, which took part in the national selection for Eurovision 2020, is looking for a new vocalist. The group is happy to chat with anyone who has a great desire to create new Ukrainian music. This was announced on Facebook by bassist Anton Panfilov.
5. This year, the Ukrainian writer and photographer Yevhenia Belorusets received the German International Literary Prize, which is awarded annually for books translated into German for the first time. The focus of this book is the stories of women who no longer wanted to be bystanders in their own lives, and their search for the “great story” that forced them to change everything they knew.