Lithuania to donate more coronavirus vaccine to Ukraine than planned

In total, Lithuania intends to send 200 thousand doses of AstraZeneca to the Eastern Partnership countries. Moldova will receive 26.5 thousand doses, Armenia – 27.5 thousand doses. Another 15 thousand have already been sent to Georgia.

The drugs will be sent to other countries in the near future, the country’s health ministry said.

It was originally planned that Ukraine will be provided with 100 thousand doses vaccines, and Moldova – 11 thousand doses.

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Oxford / AstraZeneca (Covishield, AstraZeneca-SKBio and AstraZeneca), Pfizer/BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinovac Biotech (CoronaVac) и Johnson & Johnson (Janssen). Also, vaccinations are carried out with the Moderna vaccine.

Vaccination in the country started on February 24… At first vaccination campaign vaccinated 3.26 million people, in two doses – 1.8 million Ukrainians.

To Ukraine already delivered over 8 million doses of coronavirus vaccine, Health Minister Viktor Lyashko reported on July 20. In the country since July 21 the fifth stage of vaccination has started: Anyone over the age of 18 can get vaccinated.

Population of Ukraine as of January 1, 2021 – 41 million 588 thousand people.

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