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Health Ministry Hopes For Additional Supplies Of Vaccines Against Covid-19 From EU, To Request COVAX For Addit

Health Ministry Hopes For Additional Supplies Of Vaccines Against Covid-19 From EU, To Request COVAX For Additional Supplies In Q2

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The Health Ministry hopes for additional supplies of Covid-19 vaccines from the European Union within the framework of a mechanism of redistribution of vaccines there are there, besides, it is planning to request the COVAX initiative to provide additional supplies of the vaccines in the second quarter of 2021.

Deputy Health Care Minister for European integration, Ihor Ivaschenko, has said this at a briefing, the Ukrainian News Agency reports.

Last week, Ukraine obtained an agreement allowing to make orders along with the EU countries.

At present, the Health Ministry is studying these agreements.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the global initiative COVAX confirmed reception of 117,000 doses of American Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines against Covid-19 by Ukraine.

On January 31, the number of newly-registered Covid-19 cases in Ukraine rose by 2,030 over January 30 to 1,221,485, and the number of deaths increased by 61 over January 30 to 22,768; at the same time, the number of new cases decreased by 36.1%, and the number of new lethal cases decreased by 22.8%.

According to the report, as at the morning of February 1, there were 1,221,485 laboratory-confirmed Covid-19 cases registered in Ukraine, the number included 22,768 lethal cases; besides, 1,023,915 people had recovered.

On January 31, a total of 2,030 new cases of the disease were recorded, 61 people died, and 5,131 people recovered.

Therefore, as at January 31, the indicator of newly-infected people was lower than the number of those, who recovered (5,131 vs 2,030).

As at the morning of February 1, the overall number of those, who are staying ill with the Covid-19 (less the recovered and died) made 174,802, down 1.7% over January 31.

Since the start of the epidemic, the largest number of coronavirus-infected people has been registered in the city of Kyiv (128,549), Odesa region (81,462), and Kharkiv region (77,978).

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