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117,000 Doses Of Budget-Funded Pfizer Vaccine Arrive In Ukraine – Health Ministry

117,000 Doses Of Budget-Funded Pfizer Vaccine Arrive In Ukraine – Health Ministry

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A total of 117,000 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech funded from the state budget have arrived in Ukraine.

The Health Ministry has said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

The vaccine will be used to vaccinate educational sector employees, people from the first and second stage of vaccination, in particular, medical workers to have not been vaccinated earlier; military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine; state security workers; representatives of foreign diplomatic establishments in Ukraine.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, early in May, Ukraine signed an agreement with Pfizer on supply of additional 10 million doses of its vaccine in 2021.

On May 25, the number of newly-registered Covid-19 cases in Ukraine rose by 3,395 over May 24 to 2,189,858, and the number of deaths increased by 208 over May 24 to 49,893; at the same time, the number of new cases increased by 30.2%, and the number of new lethal cases decreased 16.5%.

According to the report, as of the morning of May 25, a total of 2,189,858 laboratory-confirmed Covid-19 cases were registered in Ukraine; the number included 49,893 fatal cases; 1,990,051 people had recovered.

On May 25, a total of 3,395 new disease cases were recorded, 208 people died, and 14,987 people recovered.

Therefore, as of May 25, the number of newly infected people was lower than that of those who recovered (3,395 vs 14,987).

As of the morning of May 25, the overall number of currently coronavirus-infected people in Ukraine was 165,109, up 2.1% over May 24.

Since the start of the epidemic, the largest number of coronavirus-infected people has been registered in the city of Kyiv (205,063), Kharkiv region (146,011), and Odesa region (139,044).