Ukraine sees decrease in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Ukraine sees decrease in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Ukraine has recorded a drop in the number of COVID-19-related hospitalizations, according to Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.

"We are recording a decrease in hospitalizations. Bed occupancy totals 40%. We have almost 73,000 beds, 96% of which are provided with oxygen support," Shmyhal said during an hour of questions to Government held in Parliament on Friday, February 18, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

According to him, more than 15.5 million Ukrainians have already been vaccinated against COVID-19. Some 45 million doses of safe vaccines are available in Ukraine, including booster shots.

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"We are keeping this situation under control and continue taking efforts to protect the vast majority of the adult population from the threat of coronavirus," he said.

As Ukrinform reported, Ukraine recorded 34,938 new COVID-19 cases on February 17.


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