Ukraine comes at peak of third Covid-19 wave, - Health Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

Currently, the situation gradually stabilizes
12:49, 13 April 2021

Health Minister Maxim Stepanov
Open source

Ukraine has entered the peak of the third wave of coronavirus as Health Minister Maksym Stepanov reported.

“We entered the peak of incidence, the peak of the third wave. Currently, the situation gradually stabilizes. We can observe it in all regions,” Stepanov said.

According to the Health Minister, last week in comparison with the week before last, the number of hospitalized Covid-19 patients has reduced by 2,000 people. Besides, the number of ambulance rides has reduced.

Related: Ukraine expects supply of Pfizer vaccine this week

As we reported, the vaccination process of the population against coronavirus with the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine produced by Sinovac Biotech starts in Ukraine today, on April 13. The Health Minister noted that the CoronaVac vaccine will be used for the vaccination of particular groups of population: police officers, people with limited mobility (people with disabilities) who cannot come to the vaccination center and their guardians, the Olympians and Paralympians and teachers who participate in the external independent evaluation.

Besides, 11,680 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Ukraine. Since the beginning of the pandemic: 1,872,785 people got infected; 1,430,234 patients recovered (+14,019 in 24 hours); 37,758 (+457 in 24 hours) lethal cases reported.

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