The United Kingdom Home Office said it has granted 4,000 Ukrainian refugees British visas as of 3pm on Sunday.
This was contained in a report obtained by Sky News from the Home Office.
“We’ve just had an update from the Home Office on the number of Ukrainian refugees who have been granted British visas.
“As of 3pm on Sunday, a total of 4,000 visas have been issued under the Ukraine Family Scheme,” the report says.
The Ukraine Family Scheme is a visa route that allows those fleeing the war in Ukraine to join family members in the UK.
Sky News reports that a total of 32,200 applications have been opened by the Home Office, while 10,600 Ukrainian refugees have made appointments at visa application sites.
The UK has a number of visa processing centres across Europe, including in Poland, according to Sky News.