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Ukraine Starts Vaccination With CoronaVac Vaccine – Health Ministry

Ukraine Starts Vaccination With CoronaVac Vaccine – Health Ministry

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Ukraine has started vaccination with the CoronaVac vaccine produced by Sinovac Biotech (the People's Republic of China).

The Health Ministry press service has written this on Facebook, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

According to the report, the second dose will be guaranteed to every person vaccinated once with CoronaVac.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, on April 12, Health Minister, Maksym Stepanov, reported completion of laboratory researches over CoronaVac and the start of its delivery to regions.

The Health Ministry is expecting the delivery of 1.7 million doses of CoronaVac in April and May.

On April 12, the number of newly-registered Covid-19 cases in Ukraine rose by 11,680 over April 11 to 1,872,785, and the number of deaths increased by 457 over April 11 to 37,758; at the same time, the number of new cases increased by 48.7%, and the number of new lethal cases increased by 59.2%.

According to the report, as of the morning of April 13, a total of 1,872,785 laboratory-confirmed Covid-19 cases were registered in Ukraine; the number included 37,758 fatal cases; 1,430,234 people had recovered.

On April 12, a total of 11,680 new disease cases were recorded, 457 people died, and 14,019 people recovered.

Therefore, as of April 12, the number of newly-infected people was lower than that of those who recovered (11,680 vs. 14,019).

The number of coronavirus-infected people as of the morning of April 13 was 404,793, down 0.7% over April 12.

Since the start of the epidemic, the largest number of coronavirus-infected people has been registered in the city of Kyiv (178,609), Odesa region (121,662), and Kharkiv region (118,663).