919,704 cases of coronavirus have been detected in this country since the pandemic began. 535,417 people recovered (+12,549 per 24 hours), and 15,744 (+264) deceased.
Most of the cases were detected in Kyiv (1,858), Odesa region (861), Zaporizhya region (801), Kyiv region (705) and Lviv region (600).
The Europan Union is about to approve the vaccine from Covid-19 developed by Pfizer and BioNTech next week, December 23. Bild reported that, citing sources in the European Commission and the German government.
Thus, European Medical Agency (EMA) aims to approve the vaccine to start the program of vaccination. It could be launched alrady this month, three-four days after the official approval. The procedure of issuance of licenses for vaccination in the U.S., UK and the EU varies. So-called emergency licenses have been issued in the U.S., UK and Great Britain.