Over 2.3B coronavirus vaccine shots given worldwide

Over 2.3B coronavirus vaccine shots given worldwide
# 11 June 2021 21:35 (UTC +04:00)

Over 2.3 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have been given worldwide so far, figures compiled by Our World in Data, a tracking website, showed on Friday, APA reports.

China leads the global count with over 845.3 million jabs, followed by the US with 305.69 million.

India has administered 246.9 million shots, Brazil 75.89 million, the UK 69.74 million, Germany 59.4 million, France 42.54 million, Italy 40.5 million, and Mexico 36.16 million.

Turkey ranks 10th on the list with over 32.6 million doses given, followed by Russia, Spain, Indonesia, and Canada.

The country with the most doses administered by population is the East African island nation of Seychelles, with 139.51 doses per 100 people.

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 over 3.77 million lives in 192 countries and regions, with more than 174.93 million cases reported worldwide, according to the US Johns Hopkins University.

The US, India, and Brazil remain the worst-hit countries in terms of the number of infections and deaths.