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COVID CASES AGAIN GROW IN UKRAINE

Ukraine has registered 6,029 new cases of COVID-19 and 346 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
“Over the past day, December 20, Ukraine recorded 6,029 new cases of COVID-19 (including 390 children and 180 medical workers). In the past 24 hours, 1,061 persons have been hospitalized, 346 have died, and 18,850 have recovered,” the ministry said on Telegram.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Ukraine has seen a total of 3.617 million coronavirus cases, including 3.357 million recoveries and 93,608 deaths.

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UKRAINE HAS 8,899 NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 328 DEATHS

Ukraine has registered 8,899 new cases of COVID-19, as well as 21,650 recoveries and 328 deaths in the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian Health Ministry said on Friday.
“Over the past day, December 16, Ukraine has recorded 8,899 new cases of COVID-19 (including 779 children and 98 medical workers), while 132,991 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19, among them 43,939 people who received their first shot of a vaccine, 89,038 who completed their vaccination, and 14 people who received booster shots. In the past 24 hours, 2.028 persons have been hospitalized, 328 have died, and 21,650 have recovered,” the ministry said on Telegram.
As of this date, 46.1% of Ukrainian adults have received at least one shot of a coronavirus vaccine, while 41.3% of the adult population have completed their vaccination, the ministry said.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Ukraine has seen a total of 3,597,046 cases of COVID-19, including 3,306,465 recoveries and 92,641 deaths.

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ITALY BANS ENTRY TO UKRAINIAN CITIZENS

Since December 16, Italy has banned optional trips to its territory for Ukrainian citizens in connection with coronavirus (COVID-19) infection pandemic, including for tourism purposes, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) said.
“According to the updated rules for crossing the border with the Italian Republic, in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, Ukraine has been included in the list of countries in list E from December 16, 2021, which provides for a ban on optional travel of Ukrainian citizens, including for tourism purposes,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine said on website: tripadvisor.mfa.gov.ua.
An exception is made by citizens of Ukraine, holders of a residence permit in Italy, or those citizens who enter Italy for confirmed reasons of work, study, medical treatment or absolute necessity. In some cases, according to the decision of the Italian competent authorities and if there are well-reasoned reasons, the entry into the country of persons who have confirmed and stable personal relations with Italian citizens may be allowed.
Upon entry, citizens of Ukraine from these categories must complete the Passenger Locator Form, an on-line sanitary control form, available at https://app.euplf.eu/ before arrival; present a certificate (certificate) of a negative result of molecular testing (made no more than 72 hours before arrival) or express testing for COVID-19 (made no more than 24 hours before arrival); activate health surveillance procedures in medical institutions in accordance with the territory of residence and go through ten days of self-isolation, at the end of which, retesting to confirm a negative result (molecular or rapid test).

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DAILY CASES OF COVID AGAIN RISES IN UKRAINE

Ukraine has registered 7,283 new cases of COVID-19, along with 27,130 recoveries and 387 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian Health Ministry’s press service said on Tuesday.
“Over the past day, December 13, Ukraine saw 7,283 new cases of COVID-19 (including 566 children and 134 medical workers), while 129,742 people were vaccinated for COVID-19, among them 42,956 who received their first shot of a vaccine and 86,786 who completed their vaccination. In the past 24 hours, 1,123 persons were hospitalized, 387 died, and 27,130 recovered,” the ministry said on Telegram.
Since the onset of the pandemic, Ukraine has seen a total of 3.570 million coronavirus infections, including 3.233 million recoveries and 91,602 deaths.
As of this date, 14.174 million people have been vaccinated, including 14.174 million who received their first shot of a vaccine, and 12.544 million who completed their vaccination.

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IN UKRAINE MORE THAN 40,000 CHILDREN OVER 12 YEARS OLD VACCINATED AGAINST COVID

In Ukraine, more than 40,000 children over 12 years old have already been vaccinated against COVID-19, but today we do not prioritize mass vaccination of children, Minister of Health Viktor Liashko said.
“We have already allowed children over the age of 12 to be vaccinated against coronavirus disease. More than 40,000 children have already taken advantage of this opportunity,” he said at the Ukraine 30. Summit Children’s all-Ukrainian forum in Kyiv on Tuesday.
Liashko said that in some countries of the world, children from five years old are allowed to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and he hopes that in Ukraine, vaccine manufacturers will register changes in the instructions and bring the appropriate drugs, which will expand the vaccination program for children.
“But today we do not prioritize mass vaccination of children against coronavirus disease, since we are focused on the risk group, on older and elderly people. It is a priority for us,” the minister said.

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UKRAINE REGISTERS MORE THEN 8,600 NEW COVID CASES

Ukraine has registered 8,655 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 467 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the press service for the Ukrainian Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
“Over the past day, Ukraine has recorded 8,655 new cases of COVID-19, including 716 children and 200 medical workers, while 188,758 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19, including 73,097 who received their first shot and 115,661 who completed their vaccination. In the past 24 hours, 1,349 persons have been hospitalized, 467 have died, and 22,878 have recovered,” the ministry said on Telegram.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Ukraine has seen a total of 3.511 million COVID-19 infections, including 3.083 million recoveries and 88,986 deaths.
As of this day, 13.826 million people have been vaccinated for COVID-19, including 13.826 million who received the first dose and 11.922 million who completed their vaccination.

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