"As of January 21, 2021, 5,583 new cases of coronavirus disease were recorded in Ukraine. In particular, 173 children and 229 health workers contracted the disease," the statement said.
41,597 tests were performed during the last day (PCR – 24,504, ELISA – 17,093).
1,177,621 people have become infected with Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic in the country; 914,730 people have recovered and 21,499 have succumbed to the disease.
The largest number of confirmed cases was registered in the city of Kyiv (595), Zaporizhia (358), Lviv (337), Kharkiv (302), and Dnipropetrovsk (295) oblasts.
As we reported earlier, the Ministry of Health is in negotiations with Indian manufacturer Serum Institute on the purchase of another coronavirus vaccine.
"Meanwhile, negotiations with an Indian manufacturer - the company Serum Institute - are underway. It can produce the Novax vaccine (America) and has the ability to produce a vaccine by AstraZeneca," reads the message.