Over 15,000 Ukrainians vaccinated for COVID-19 in past day / Photo from UNIAN

Ukrainian Deputy Health Minister Iryna Mykychak has said 15,097 people got vaccinated against COVID-19 in Ukraine on Tuesday, March 23.

"A total of 137,026 people have been vaccinated since the launch of a nationwide COVID-19 campaign in Ukraine. All of them received their first shot of the vaccine. Some 15,097 people got vaccinated on March 23," she said at a briefing on Wednesday, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

The dynamics show almost 5,000 shots more were administered in the past day against March 22, the official said.

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Vaccination in Ukraine

  • On February 24, 2021, Ukraine launched a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Doctors who treat COVID-19 patients, ambulance teams, laboratory personal involved in COVID-19 testing, residents and staff of nursing homes, as well as military personnel in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) zone in Donbas are to be vaccinated at the first stage.
  • Today, the vaccination campaign is underway in Ukraine with CoviShield (AstraZeneca), a recombinant vector vaccine produced under license at Serum Institute of India.