No coronavirus cases have been recorded since June 20 in Morshyn, where they conduct an experiment on mass vaccination
In Morshyn, the Lviv region, where the COVID-19 mass vaccination project is underway, as of August 2, 72.4% of the adult population had been vaccinated with at least the first dose.
The Ministry of Health reports.
66% of adult residents completed the vaccination.
The last case of coronavirus was recorded on June 20.
"Of course, we fully understand all the limitations of such a project, but we have to say that the high and very high figures of universal coverage are a necessary condition for an end to the outbreak and pandemic. Besides doctors, local authorities, the media, and religious communities joined the project. Now our goal is to vaccinate as many people as possible and prevent the pandemic from escalating in the fall," Ihor Kuzin, the chief state sanitary doctor, said.
90% of all vaccinated were vaccinated with Sinovac (CoronaVac). Vaccinations were also done with AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines.
A total of 4,239 people live in Morshyn, 800 of them are children under 18 years of age.
The vaccination pilot project started in Morshyn on April 16. The goal is the collective immunity of locals and sanatorium staff to make the city safer and open the resort.