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More than 3.69B coronavirus vaccine jabs administered worldwide

Turkey ranks 8th in world with more than 63.82M jabs given

Busra Selvi Ogutcen   | 20.07.2021
More than 3.69B coronavirus vaccine jabs administered worldwide

ANKARA 

More than 3.69 billion coronavirus vaccines doses have been administered worldwide, with Turkey ranking among the top 10 countries for jabs given, according to Our World in Data, a tracking website affiliated with Oxford University.

China leads the global count with more than 1.47 billion jabs, followed by India with 411.85 million.

The list continued with mostly Western countries, with the US having administered 338.25 million shots, Brazil 124.11 million, Germany 86.11 million, the UK 82.41 million, and Japan 71.92 million.

Turkey ranked eighth with over 63.82 million doses, followed by Mexico, France, and Italy.

The country with the most doses administered by population is the United Arab Emirates, with 165.57 doses per 100 people.

Following the UAE are the island nations of Malta with 164.5 doses per 100 people and Seychelles with 141.98, Iceland with 136.68, San Marino with 132.64, Bahrain with 131.95, Uruguay with 130.78, Chile with 129.53, Israel with 127.1, Qatar with 123.54, the UK with 121.40, the Faroe Islands with 123.65, Mongolia with 120.51, Canada with 121.3, Singapore with 116.14, Denmark with 112.77, Belgium with 111.99, Spain with 109.57, the Netherlands with 106.64, the Maldives with 107.17, Hungary with 105.13, Luxembourg with 104.44, Germany with 102.78, and Italy with 102.75.

Most COVID-19 vaccines are administered in two doses, so the number of shots given is not the same as the number of individuals fully vaccinated.

Since December 2019, the pandemic has claimed more than 4 million lives across the world, with an excess of 191.09 million cases reported, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University.

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