With the announcement of successful Covid-19 vaccine development, several governments placed their orders for millions of doses to be delivered as soon as possible. Now that many countries have gotten their ordered doses, the authorities are making quick progress in the approvals and building an infrastructure for dose vaccination so that they can start with the mass vaccination already. Since many countries, mostly the developed and rich countries, have gotten millions of Covid-19 doses, a lot of them have started to administer it as well.
In order to suppress the spread of coronavirus, a country needs to reach a minimum of 60-70 percent threshold of vaccination rate, and according to the infographic below, we can clearly see Israel winning the race. Israel has successfully given 41.77 doses shots per 100 inhabitants that makes a total of 3.6 million people administered till now. The vaccination in the country started on 19th December. Israel has been leading the race because it negotiated way earlier than any other country with Pfizer/BioNTech to supply millions of vaccines in their country. Moreover, Israel has an excellent healthcare system, and the people of the country are awaiting the vaccine shots administration desperately. Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, said that the country is getting vaccinated at such a high speed with desired results that it will be free from the pandemic by February.
Followed by UAE at the second place with a rate of 25 jabs per 100 citizens and the UK at the third with 10 doses per 100 of its residents. Whereas, in the United States, where the Covid-19 doesn’t seem to slow down at any cost, the vaccination pace is as low as 6.20 shots per 100 of its citizens.
Infographic by: Statista.com