Jab progress – T&T 6th in the world for most vaccinations in one week

Jab progress – T&T 6th in the world for most vaccinations in one week

Trinidad and Tobago has made some significant progress in vaccinating the population via drive-thru and mass vaccination exercises across the country.

So much so, that this country’s efforts have now seen us placed sixth in the world as the countries that performed best in vaccination campaigns over the past week.

According to Head of Our World In Data, Edouard Mathieu, in a Twitter post on Saturday, TT was able to vaccinate 7.3% of the population this past week.

The post looked at the percentage of populations vaccinated over the past week.

Ecuador leads with 13.6 per cent of its population, followed by Ireland and Malaysia with 8.9 per cent, Denmark at 7.8 per cent, Cambodia with 7.4 per cent, Trinidad and Tobago at 7.3 per cent, then France with 7.1 per cent.

Sri Lanka Spain and Portugal with 6.9 per cent each.

Data from the Ministry of Health’s website showed that 72,774 jabs were administered in T&T between Sunday and Friday – 58,370 were first doses and 14,404 were second doses.

As of yesterday, the number of first-dose vaccinations stands at 328,343 and second-dose vaccinations were 181,299.

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