Government to allocate additional UAH 400M for oxygen for hospitals

Government to allocate additional UAH 400M for oxygen for hospitals

The Cabinet of Ministers will allocate an additional UAH 400 million to equip hospital beds with oxygen supply.

Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said this at a government meeting on Wednesday, according to Ukrinform.

“Given the rapid spread of COVID-19 and a rising load on hospitals, we continue strengthening the healthcare system. By redistributing budget expenditures, we are directing almost UAH 400 million of additional funds to provide [hospital] bed capacity with centralized oxygen supply,” Shmyhal said.

As reported, Ukraine recorded 9,666 new COVID-19 cases on September 28.

Since the pandemic began, 2,411,622 people in Ukraine have contracted coronavirus, 2,251,352 have recovered, and 56,070 have died.


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