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Ukraine expects to receive 22 million doses of coronavirus vaccines

Source : 112 Ukraine

3.9 billion hryvnias (141 million dollars) have been allocated from the state budget for the vaccination campaign
18:45, 8 February 2021

Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov
Lviv Regional State Administration

Health Minister Maksym Stepanov stated that Ukraine's supply with a total of 22 million doses of coronavirus vaccines had been officially confirmed. This was reported by Ukrainian News.

"Ukraine has received confirmation of supply of 22 million doses of the vaccines," said Stepanov.

As of now, 3.9 billion hryvnias (141 million dollars) have been allocated from the state budget for the vaccination campaign. This amount also includes funds that have been provided for the purchase of the vaccine.

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The start of the vaccination campaign is expected next week.

As we reported earlier, according to Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko, the Ukrainian government plans to complete five million inoculations every month after the beginning of the vaccination campaign.

"If we correctly assume the capabilities of our healthcare system, we will be able to complete approximately five million inoculations monthly. And that is without including the rooms that are used for routine vaccinations," noted the official.

Related: Quarantine restrictions in Ukraine allowed to cut Covid-19 incidence by three times per one week, - Zelensky

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