90 medics vaccinated in Kyiv on first day of vaccination campaign, - mayor

Source : 112 Ukraine

Healthcare Ministry provided 42,600 vaccines for the Ukrainian capital
13:40, 26 February 2021

The mayor of Ukraine’s capital Vitaliy Klitschko

90 doctors in Kyiv got inoculated from coronavirus in Kyiv on the first day of the vaccination campaign in Ukraine. Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko said that during the briefing. 

According to the official, Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry provided 42,600 doses of vaccines for the Ukrainian capital.

"The doctors of mobile crews for immunization, and medics of Oleksandrivsky hospital in Kyiv. Last year, almost 7,000 patients with confirmed diagnosis of Covid-19 were treated in this particular hospital (...) Today, immunization works continue", the mayor said.

Klitschko added that 15 mobile crews for immunization are working in Kyiv now.

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As the vaccination campaign covered all the regions of Ukraine, the number of people who received the dose of CoviShield vaccine reached 1,338 across the country. Press office of Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry reported that on Telegram.

The number of people who received their shot of vaccine during the last 24 hours made 1,179. The largest number of newly inoculated people is observed in Cherkasy region, central Ukraine (90 inoculations).

The vaccination campaign started in Ukraine on February 24; Kyiv joined the initiative on February 25. Yevhen Horenko, the emergency physician of Cherkasy regional hospital became the first Ukrainian citizen to get his shot of vaccine.

Related: Mayor Klitschko comments on possibility of conducting mass Covid-19 testing in Kyiv


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