In the occupied Crimea forests are prohibited to visit due to non-compliance with quarantine

March 30, 2020

On Monday, March 30, at a meeting of the operational headquarters to prevent the spread of the coronavirus so-called vice-premier of the occupied Crimea, Andrii Riumshyn announced the closure of the forests of the peninsula for 21 days, as 7.5 thousand people got there to rest in two recent days.

“The Ministry of Natural Resources of Crimea decided to close the Crimean forests on March 30, 2020. Namely, it introduced restrictions on citizens staying in the forests and leaving vehicles there for a period of 21 calendar days on the territory of the forest fund”,- Riumshyn said.

It is noted that last weekend on March 28 and 29, about 7.5 thousand people visited the forests of Crimea. The main groups of local population were concentrated in the forests of the municipalities of Alushta, Yalta, Simferopol and Sudak.