PM Shmygal reveals form of vaccination passport in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The documents might be presented in QR code form with the use of the state registers
22:28, 4 March 2021

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal
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Prime Minister Denys Shmygal stated what the vaccination passport would be like in Ukraine. Such documents can be in the form of a QR code with the use of the state registers as reported.

“The register of the vaccinated people that has started to work since March 1 – is prepared state register for such electronic verifications. In other words, a person vaccinated and put in the register. QR code is the verification,” Shmygal explained.

Related: Unscheduled Covid-19 vaccination to be held on paid basis in Ukraine

The PM stated that international discussions are held on the introduction of conventional vaccination passports. He also added that Ukraine would join such discussions and offer its experience, the register of vaccinated people.

“When there is a QR code for which the state is responsible – it is the simplest and the most reliable way of verification of vaccinated people,” Shmygal added.

Related: Health Ministry renews list of quarantine zones in Ukraine: Three regions in ‘red’ zone

Earlier, the WHO stated that governments don't need to introduce Covid-19 vaccination passports. The WHO cooperates with all countries that show interest in this initiative; the Organization will later give recommendations about what kind of information should be in these documents.

The vaccination from Covid-19 has begun in Ukraine on February 24. The first person to receive the vaccine was Yevhen Horenko, a resuscitator at the Cherkasy Regional Hospital. 

Related: Ukraine to get 117,000 of Pfizer, 1.5 million of AstraZeneca vaccines in March, - PM

Over the last 24 hours, 2,680 Ukrainians got vaccinated all over the country. The largest number of newly inoculated people is observed in Dnipropetrovsk region. Totally, 9,568 people in Ukraine have received their first dose of the vaccine since the inoculation campaign began in this country. 


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