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2nd Vaccination Stage Launched In Ukraine – Stepanov

2nd Vaccination Stage Launched In Ukraine – Stepanov

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The second stage of the anti-Covid-19 vaccination has been launched.

Health Minister, Maksym Stepanov, has said this at a briefing, the Ukrainian News Agency reports.

According to the minister, the vaccination stages, according to the respective roadmap, might be implemented simultaneously.

The Health Ministry is planning to deploy a shade over 2,500 vaccination spots within the framework of the vaccination campaign.

In the period of March 29-30, it is planned to launch vaccination of people aged over 80.

As Ukrainian News earlier reported, on February 24, Ukraine launched the vaccination campaign with the AstraZeneca (Covishield) vaccine.

On March 21, the number of newly-registered Covid-19 cases in Ukraine rose by 7,893 over March 20 to 1,554,256, and the number of deaths increased by 157 over March 20 to 30,098; at the same time, the number of new cases decreased by 29.2%, and the number of new lethal cases decreased by 5.4%.

According to the report, as of the morning of March 22, a total of 1,554,256 laboratory-confirmed Covid-19 cases were registered in Ukraine; the number included 30,098 fatal cases; 1,260,842 people had recovered.

On March 21, a total of 7,893 new disease cases were recorded, 157 people died, and 2,993 people recovered.

Therefore, as of March 21, the number of newly-infected people was higher than that of those who recovered (7,893 vs. 2,993).

The number of coronavirus-infected people as of the morning of March 22 was 263,316, up 1.8% over March 21.

Since the start of the epidemic, the largest number of coronavirus-infected people has been registered in the city of Kyiv (152,986), Odesa region (98,249), and Kharkiv region (95,416).