Pfizer vaccine to be delivered to Ukraine in the coming weeks, - Head of President's Office of Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Kyiv is also counting on the help of the European Union
15:53, 10 March 2021

Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak
Press service of Ukrainian President

Ukraine expects deliveries of the American Pfizer vaccine in the coming weeks. This was stated by the Head of Office of the President Andriy Yermak during the online discussion "Conflict in the Eastern Ukraine: prospects for 2021."

The head of the OP also noted that Kyiv is counting on the help of the European Union in the coming weeks.

"Vaccination with AstraZeneca has started in February. We expect a batch of Pfizer vaccine in the coming weeks," Yermak said, adding that vaccination in Ukraine is carried out on a first-come, first-served basis.

Earlier, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal said that by the end of March Ukraine will receive 117,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine and 1.5 million of AstraZeneca.

Related: Vaccination certificates have advantages but they should not restrict traveling, - WHO

On February 24 the vaccination of the population against Covid-19 with the Indian drug CoviShield started in Ukraine. For March 10, 23,480 people have been vaccinated in the country. Most vaccinations were performed in Donetsk region.

At the same time, the Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov supposes that in the near future up to 10 thousand people per day will be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Related: Ukraine, Israel negotiate on mutual recognition of vaccination passports

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