Over 90 percent of Ukrainians taken to hospitals with Covid are unvaccinated, - Healthcare Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

People aged over 60 make 80 percent of all recorded lethal cases
17:30, 30 September 2021

Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko

More than 90 percent of the people taken to hospitals in Ukraine are unvaccinated. Viktor Lyashko, the Healthcare Minister said so on air of Ukraine 24 TV channel.

"It's already more than 10,000 people... but it's another confirmation of the fact that the pandemic of coronavirus disease became the pandemic of the unvaccinated. 90 percent of the people hospitalized in our medical facilities are unvaccinated people", he said.

According to him, people aged over 60 make 80 percent of all recorded lethal cases. 98 percent of these are unvaccinated.

Related: Teenagers, children to be vaccinated against Covid-19 in Ukraine, - Healthсare Ministry

"So I'm once again asking everyone to do what's necessary now... If someone denies your right to get vaccinated or tells you there's no vaccine, or tells you there's no particular kind of vaccine that you would like to get, call the hot line of the Healthcare Ministry. We delivered the vaccine to Ukraine, and these supplies let everyone who wants to get vaccinated do so - with particular kind of vaccine, to eveyrone's liking", Lyashko said.

Related: 1,700 AstraZeneca vaccine doses expire in October

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