90% of Ukrainian teachers vaccinated against Covid with one dose, 65% with two

Source : 112 Ukraine

A record number of educators vaccinated with at least one dose is observed in Kyiv, Mykolayiv, Kharkiv, Khmelnytsky and Donetsk regions
17:45, 29 October 2021

AFP news agency

90% of teachers have already been vaccinated against Covid-19 with one dose, and 65% are injected with two doses. The press service of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine reported that on Friday.

"Vaccination rates among school staff in Ukraine are growing steadily. As of today, October 29, 2021, almost 90% of employees in general secondary education have received one dose of Covid-19 vaccine. More than 417 thousand educators (64.7% of the total number) were vaccinated with two doses," the statement reads.

It is noted that the record number of educators vaccinated with at least one dose is observed in:

  • Kyiv region - 98.8%;
  • Mykolayiv region - 98%;
  • Kharkiv region - 95.5%;
  • Khmelnytsky region - 94.1%;
  • Donetsk region - 93%.

As it was reported earlier, unvaccinated officials and teachers will be suspended from work starting from November 8.

Certificates on contraindications for vaccination will begin to be issued in the beginning of November. The Ministry of Health estimates that no more than 1% of the population has real contraindications to coronavirus vaccination.

Related: CovidUkraine: Number of vaccinated in "red" zone increased rapidly

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