Covid-19: India 14th among populous nations in doses per 100 people | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: While India’s vaccination drive accelerated in August, it nonetheless has some catching-as much as do in phrases of whole doses per 100 people. Among the 29 nations with populations of over 50 million, it ranks 14. As for share of inhabitants absolutely vaccinated, it’s at No 17. On each counts, nearly all of the nations with decrease ranges have been a lot much less badly hit by Covid-19, with Iran and South Africa being the 2 exceptions.
The world vaccination common is 68.4 doses per 100 people, in opposition to 47.5 per 100 in India, the world’s main producer of vaccines. China and UK high the checklist together with a number of European nations however there are creating nations like Brazil, Colombia and Mexico which have additionally finished higher. India’s rank among the 30 nations in phrases of doses per 100 people has remained unchanged since mid-June, when TOI final did this evaluation.

In phrases of the quantity of vaccinated or absolutely vaccinated people per 100, 16 of these nations have finished higher. On this rating, India has slid two ranks since mid-June with the Philippines and Thailand creeping forward.
Most populous nations which can be beneath India in vaccination protection are additionally far much less affected by the pandemic with very low circumstances per million. None have Covid vaccine manufacturing amenities supplying them with vaccines but. The exceptions are South Africa and Iran, which have suffered extra Covid circumstances and deaths per million than India.

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