Ukraine reports 5,804 new COVID-19 cases

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Ukraine has recorded 5,804 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the ukrinform reported based on Ukrainian Health Ministry information on Facebook.

“Some 5,804 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 (including 530 cases in children and 72 cases in health workers) were recorded in Ukraine on November 28, 2021,” the report reads.

According to the report, 297 patients died from COVID-19, 2,082 were hospitalized, and 10,477 recovered in Ukraine in the past 24 hours.

As many as 3,427,827 people in Ukraine have contracted coronavirus, 2,920,714 have recovered, and 85,414 have died since the pandemic began.

According to the report, 93,970 people were vaccinated for COVID-19 in Ukraine on November 28. Some 31,069 people received their first dose, and 62,901 people were fully vaccinated.

A total of 24,288,230 doses have been administered in Ukraine since it launched the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, with 13,320,530 people receiving their first dose and 10,967,700 people receiving both doses (two people received their first dose abroad).

A total of 7,483 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Ukraine on November 27.

“Twenty-four million [COVID-19] shots have already been given in Ukraine, with the largest number of jabs in November – 6.5 million as of today. Forty-three percent of adult Ukrainians, who have received at least one dose, already exercised their right to protection. Thirty-five percent of Ukrainians aged over 18 are fully vaccinated. In the 60+ age group, more than 35% of people have received at least one dose, and almost 30% got fully protected with two doses of COVID-19 vaccine,” Minister of Health of Ukraine Viktor Liashko said at a briefing.

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More than 34 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered to Ukraine since the beginning of the vaccination campaign, he noted.

The minister added that about 7.2 million doses of Pfizer vaccine are expected under this year’s contracts. There are currently four vaccines available for vaccination in Ukraine: AstraZeneca, CoronaVac, Pfizer, and Moderna.

As reported, 5,804 coronavirus cases were recorded in Ukraine over the past day. In total, 3,427,827 COVID-19 cases, 2,920,714 recoveries, and 85,414 deaths have been registered in Ukraine since the pandemic started.


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