Ukraine approves national COVID-19 vaccination plan

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree to vaccinate the majority of its adult population by the end of the year, the president’s press service recently reported.

According to the decree, the COVID-19 vaccination plan should be developed by the Ukrainian government within seven days to form collective immunity.

The government should also set a minimum monthly number of vaccinations, organize the sources and timing of vaccine supplies, and arrange the persons responsible for the plan’s implementation.

As of Monday, 10,179 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded over the past 24 hours in the country.

A total of 1,755,888 COVID-19 cases and 34,587 deaths have been registered in Ukraine, while 1,352,139 patients have recovered, according to health authorities.