Foreigners and refugees can get vaccinated in Ukraine – Liashko


Foreigners with a residence permit or those who have refugee status can be vaccinated against COVID-19 in Ukraine.

This was stated during a briefing by Health Minister Viktor Liashko, UA reports.

“Foreigners who have a permanent residence permit in Ukraine, or those who have been granted refugee status, or a person in need of additional protection, can also be vaccinated against COVID-19 in Ukraine free of charge” – the minister said.

He explained that those categories of people can register for vaccination at vaccination points or mass vaccination centers. Their list is available on the portal of the Ministry of Health: “Vaccination against COVID-19”.

Liashko also assured that there are enough vaccines in Ukraine for the second vaccination.

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“The second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is guaranteed by the state. Anyone who receives the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be able to complete the vaccination course by coming for a second dose” – he said.

According to the Minister, there are more than 9 million doses of vaccines in the country’s medical institutions. At the same time, more than 18 million doses of vaccines should arrive in Ukraine by the end of the year.

By the way, 9,363,493 people have been vaccinated since the beginning of the vaccination campaign, 9,363,491 of them received one dose, 7,138,082 people were fully immunized and received two doses (two of them received one dose abroad). A total of 16,501,573 vaccines were administered.

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