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.
“When vaccination campaigns were announced across the globe, the world breathed a sigh of relief. Without solidarity, we are far from achieving this goal, and over 130 countries have yet to receive a single dose and the most vulnerable, so far, are not protected,” she stated.