Ukraine intends to secure over 30 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, - PM

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Denys Shmygal, the country will receive one million doses in the near future
08:06, 26 January 2021

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal

Ukraine is getting ready to sign or has already signed contracts for the supply of more than 30 million doses of coronavirus vaccine. This was stated by Prime Minister Denys Shmygal on ICTV TV channel, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

"There will be enough vaccines for everyone this year. Today we have contracts for more than 30 million vaccines almost signed and actually signed," said Shmygal.

Related: WHO: Poorer nations to get first 40 million vaccines next month

According to him, in the near future, Ukraine will receive one million doses of the vaccine in the near future. The first batch will arrive in quantities of 200,000 units by the end of January. This will allow to begin the vaccination of the population in the smallest period of time.

As we reported earlier, the European Union has promised to help Ukraine obtain coronavirus vaccines as soon as possible.

"It is emphasized that Ukraine can count on the solidarity of the European Union in obtaining a vaccine against coronavirus. The EU is taking steps to ensure Ukraine's access to vaccines as soon as possible," reads the message.

Related: Vaccination campaign in Ukraine to begin in February, - Zelensky

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