The United Arab Emirates has now become the world’s most vaccinated nation. The UAE leads the world, with enough vaccinations to cover 89 % of its population, according to ‘Our World in Data’ statistics. Time to party! 🙂
The Gulf Nation Has So Far Administered 187.64 Doses Per 100 People
Leading the world’s vaccination status, the UAE has so far vaccinated 78% of its population based on a two-dose regimen. Besides, 89% of UAE Residents have at least received one dose of the covid-19 vaccination.The National Crisis and Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) also said daily Covid-19 cases have been steadily declining.
In a statement, Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, said that this new global achievement adds to the country’s success and record of achievements in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that it is an international recognition of the success of the National Vaccination Campaign, launched by the UAE, which is continuing to achieve its objectives.
“The proactive vision of the country’s leadership enabled us to address the challenges posed by COVID-19. Today, the UAE is the world’s most vaccinated country,” he added. He also highlighted the efforts of the national health sector, which is keen to provide diverse types of vaccines to all segments of the community, as well as the community’s awareness about the importance of being vaccinated.
Al Owais stressed that the National Vaccination Campaign is continuing in all emirates of the country, along with the adherence to relevant precautionary measures, which represent the foundations of the national efforts aimed at achieving recovery and ensuring the return to normalcy.
Medical teams and front-liners are working as one team, upon the directives of the UAE’s leadership, to achieve recovery from the pandemic, he added, affirming that the UAE is a unique global model of combating the COVID-19 pandemic, and has received widespread international appreciation, underscoring the community’s confidence in the procedures adopted by the UAE Government.
He also noted the importance of the community’s awareness of, and adherence to, precautionary measures to maintain the gains achieved by the country and protect its members.
As far as global vaccination goes, UAE leads the ranking, followed by Portugal with over 77% residents fully vaccinated. Qatar bagged the third place, with over 74% residents receiving two doses.