UAE becomes 1st in the world in distribution of daily doses of Covid-19 vaccines

UAE has topped the world in the daily distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. 

Citing the data in the past seven days, the country’s daily dose rate was 1.16 per 100 people. Overall, the country’s dose administration rate is 20.8 per 100 people, second globally after Israel. 

The UAE was also ranked fifth in the world when it comes to the availability of vaccine, after the US, China, UK, and Israel. 

“The UAE ranked first worldwide in terms of daily doses over the past seven days at a rate of 1.16 doses per 100 people, and fifth in terms of the availability of Covid-19 vaccines,” Dr. Saif Al Dhaheri, spokesperson of the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management (NCEMA), said in a tweet.

As of Tuesday, January 19, the country has already administered over 2.06 million doses of the vaccine against Covid-19.