As many as 450,647 people in Ukraine have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine since the start of vaccination campaign, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov wrote on Facebook.
"On April 18, 1,453 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in Ukraine. In total, 450,647 people have been vaccinated since the beginning of the vaccination campaign. In particular, people vaccinated with the first dose – 450,645, fully vaccinated people (received two doses) – 5,” Stepanov wrote.
As reported by Ukrinform, Ukraine began vaccinating the population against coronavirus on February 24.
On February 23, a batch of 500,000 doses of the COVID-19 Covishield vaccine, developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, arrived in Ukraine.
The first batch of a COVID-19 vaccine from China's Sinovac Biotech vaccine was delivered in Ukraine on March 25, and its use began on April 13.
On April 16, Ukraine received the first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.