Almost 6,900 Ukrainians vaccinated against COVID-19 since launch of campaign /

Since the launch of a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Ukraine, 6,888 people have received their first shot of the Covishield vaccine.

Some 1,983 people got vaccinated against COVID-19 in Ukraine on Tuesday, March 2, alone, according to the Ukrainian Health Ministry's Coronavirus_info channel on Telegram.

Number of vaccinations per region in the past day:

  • 220 in Donetsk region;
  • 210 in Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • 140 in Luhansk region;
  • 140 in Chernihiv region;
  • 100 in Kherson region;
  • 90 in the city of Kyiv;
  • 80 in Lviv region;
  • 80 in Odesa region;
  • 80 in Rivne region;
  • 80 in Ternopil region;
  • 80 in Khmelnytsky region;
  • 70 in Poltava region;
  • 63 in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
  • 60 in Volyn region;
  • 60 in Zhytomyr region;
  • 60 in Zakarpattia region;
  • 60 in Mykolaiv region;
  • 50 in Vinnytsia region;
  • 50 in Kyiv region;
  • 50 in Chernivtsi region;
  • 40 in Kirovohrad region;
  • 30 in Zaporizhia region;
  • 30 in Sumy region;
  • 30 in Kharkiv region;
  • 30 in Cherkasy region.

The largest number of vaccine shots as of now has been administered in Donetsk region (620 people).

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  • On February 24, 2021, Ukraine launched a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign. An emergency room doctor in Cherkasy region was the first who got vaccinated.
  • Ukraine uses the Covishield vaccine, which was developed by the University of Oxford in partnership with the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca. It is produced in India under a licensing agreement.
  • Ukraine has received 500,000 doses of the vaccine so far.
  • The vaccination campaign in Ukraine was originally expected to start with the use of a vaccine produced by Pfizer/ BioNTech, which Ukraine was supposed to receive during the first wave of distribution under the global COVAX Facility. The supply of 117,000 doses of that vaccine to Ukraine has been booked.