Zelensky: Ukraine manages to stabilize COVID-19 situation
The situation with the spread of the coronavirus in Ukraine has stabilized: the average weekly incidence indicators decreased three-fold, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said at the "Ukraine 30. Coronavirus: Challenges and Answers" forum.
"We managed to attain stabilization with the spread of the coronavirus and to decrease three-fold the average weekly number of infections," the head of state said.
According to him, now Ukraine faces new tasks in the fight against the coronavirus. "First of all - inoculation and its road map," he noted, stressing the need to provide equal access to vaccines for residents. "The main task is to involve [in vaccination] no less than half of population during 2021 and the beginning of 2022," TASS cited him as saying.
According to him, another priority is the readiness of Ukraine’s medical infrastructure for challenges. "We need to create a new monitoring system of biological threats, including studying the spread of pathogens in animal world which bear a risk of spreading to humans," the president explained.