The UAE has surpassed Seychelles to become the world’s most vaccinated nation.
That's according to Bloomberg’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.
More than 15.53 million doses have been administered in the UAE since a national vaccination drive began in December.
The current distribution rate is 157.06 doses per 100 people.
Seventy-four per cent of the UAE population had received at least one dose, while 64 per cent were fully vaccinated.
نسبة متلقي لقاح كوفيد-19 من السكان في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة— وزارة الصحة ووقاية المجتمع - MOHAP UAE (@mohapuae) July 4, 2021
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The UAE tests more people per capita than most nations and has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world.
"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, which is continuing to achieve its objectives," said Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention.