Kyiv receives over 42,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Kyiv authorities announced city's readiness for vaccination against coronavirus
18:34, 24 February 2021

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Kyiv is ready for vaccination against coronavirus, the capital received 42,600 doses of vaccine. This was stated by the director of the Health Department of the Kyiv City State Administration Valentyna Ginzburg during a briefing.

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"Kyiv received 42,600 doses of Covid-19 vaccine," Ginzburg said.

She also noted that Kyiv is ready to start vaccination. Fifteen mobile teams have been created, the doctors of which have undergone appropriate training.

In addition, 120 temporary vaccination points have been created in health care institutions and boarding schools. Also, 120 additional stationary vaccination points have been prepared. Ginzburg explained that additional ones were needed in order not to interfere with the routine mandatory vaccination process according to the calendar in the 138 vaccination places available. 

Related: Doctor of Cherkasy hospital vaccinated first

Meanwhile, the next batch of coronavirus vaccine will arrive in Ukraine in March. Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal spoke about this during a government meeting.

"In March, we expect the arrival of the next batch of safe vaccines from other manufacturers," Shmyhal said.

However, the prime minister did not specify which manufacturers' vaccines are expected in Ukraine.

Related: Pfizer vaccine registered in Ukraine


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