Over 123,000 people get COVID-19 shots in Ukraine on Aug 16

Over 123,000 people get COVID-19 shots in Ukraine on Aug 16

A total of 123,637 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in Ukraine on Monday, August 16, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported on Facebook.

"As many as 123,637 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 on August 16, 2021. Some 70,405 people received their first dose, and 53,232 people were fully vaccinated," the report reads.

According to the ministry, 804 mobile vaccination teams, 2,755 vaccination sites, and 324 vaccination centres were operating across the country in the past day.

A total of 7,584,403 doses have been administered in Ukraine since it launched a vaccination campaign, with 4,793,098 people receiving their first dose and 2,791,305 people receiving both doses (two people received their first dose abroad).

Read also: COVID-19 in Ukraine: 890 new daily cases reported Aug 16

Ukraine started the COVID-19 vaccination campaign on February 24, 2021.


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