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Ukraine receives confirmation of supply of 12 mln doses of Covid-19 vaccines

Source : 112 Ukraine

It is noted that deliveries will take place from February 2021
19:07, 5 February 2021

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Ukraine received confirmation for the supply of 12 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines produced by AstraZeneca and Novavax. This was reported by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

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It is noted that deliveries will take place from February 2021.

Ukraine's Healthcare Minister Maksym Stepanov said an agreement had been reached on the supply of vaccines developed with the participation of AstraZeneca (Great Britain and Oxford University) and Novavax (the United States), which are produced under license agreements at the facilities of Serum Institute (India).

The confirmation received will be implemented through a contract between the Serum Institute and Crown Agents.

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Meanwhile, quarantine in Ukraine is planned to be extended until April 30, 2021.

"We have already developed a normative act that will regulate quarantine restrictions in Ukraine. The quarantine is planned to be extended until April 30. The restrictions are planned to be eased," he said.

In particular, it is planned to:

  • extend the opening hours of public catering;
  • allow events with 50% occupancy of the halls (no more than one person per 5 square meters).

At the same time, Stepanov said that strict quarantine restrictions can be introduced in a certain region. For their introduction, it will be determined if two criteria simultaneously exceed the established norms.

Related: Ukraine to receive Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in coming weeks, - PM

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