President of Ukraine

The situation with COVID-19 in Ukraine continues to improve - meeting at the Office of the President

7 June 2021 - 14:18

There is a positive trend in the incidence of COVID-19 in Ukraine - all indicators are stabilizing. This was discussed at a conference call at the Office of the President of Ukraine.

According to Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, all regions of Ukraine are currently in the "yellow" zone. There are 11,294 beds occupied today, which is almost 32% less than last week. The number of active patients decreased by almost 38% during the week - now 81,927 people are ill. There is also a decrease in the number of hospitalized people and deaths.

The rate of COVID-19 vaccination of the population is increasing. A total of 240,543 people were vaccinated during the week. A total of 1,388,124 vaccinations against COVID-19 have been carried out in Ukraine. The first dose was received by 1,241,006 people, 147,118 completed the vaccination.

"For the second weekend in a row, mass vaccination centers have been working, this time in 10 cities of Ukraine. Due to vaccination centers, almost 65,000 people were vaccinated over the weekend. We plan to further expand the vaccination campaign, so I urge local authorities to promote the opening of such facilities in the regions," said Denys Shmyhal.

Material assistance in the amount of UAH 8,000 has already been paid to sole proprietors and employees of small enterprises whose activities were affected by the introduction of quarantine restrictions in April this year. The total sum of the assistance paid is UAH 1.4 billion. 175 thousand people received funds. In total, almost 340,000 applications for such assistance have been registered, and the remaining applicants will start receiving payments from June 7.

Pursuant to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's decree, a second batch of humanitarian aid was delivered to India on June 6 - 216 oxygen concentrators. A total of 400 oxygen concentrators were sent to this country.