UAE: Highest COVID-19 vaccination rate in the world

SourceGulf Insider
SectorHealthcare
CountryUAE

The UAE is now number 1 globally when it comes to vaccinating “medically eligible” residents against COVID-19.The country has achieved a vaccine distribution rate of 24.58 doses per 100 people in this particular category, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) announced on Saturday.The UAE vaccinated 131,939 residents against COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The total doses administered now stands at 1.79 million.When it comes to overall vaccine administration, the UAE is number 2 globally with a dose administration rate of 18.18 per 100 people. Only Israel has administered more doses per 100 people at 25.34.In contrast, the vaccination rates of the UK and US stand at 5.42 and 3.71, respectively — according to ‘Our World in Data’ website that tracks vaccination rates run by researchers at the University of Oxford.Comments Read Next6 hours agoUAE reports 3,432 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths1 day ago‘Various strains’ of Covid-19 detected in the UAE1 day agoUAE: Kids ‘likely’ to get Sinopharm jab if ongoing trials prove safe1 day agoUAE reports 3,407 new cases, 3,168 recoveries1 day agoUK updates UAE travel advice for tourists1 day agoDubai announces Dh50,000 fine for crowded parties2 days agoUAE: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to start operations on today3 ...read more...