Kiev, December 30 According to the website of the Office of the President of Ukraine on the 30th, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and China Kexing Holdings Biotechnology Co., Ltd. signed a contract for the procurement of the coronavirus vaccine. China will provide 1.91 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine produced by Kexing Company to Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Zelensky was quoted as saying that the coronavirus vaccine developed by Kohchen has been vaccinated and proven effective in Indonesia, Brazil and Turkey, and the Ukrainian government will ensure the quality and safety of the vaccine purchased.
According to the news, after the arrival of the vaccine, Ukraine will give priority to the high-risk groups to receive free vaccination.
Ukraine’s health minister Stepanov said recently that Ukraine plans to vaccinate 50% of the population and about 20 million residents against the novel coronavirus on a voluntary basis, and the first phase is scheduled to start in January 2021.
According to the data released by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine on the 30th, 7,986 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past 24 hours, with a total of 1,045,348 confirmed cases, 18,324 deaths and a total of 69,190 cured.