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Over 2.12B coronavirus vaccine shots administered worldwide

Baku, June 7, AZERTAC

Over 2.12 billion coronavirus vaccines have been administered so far worldwide, figures compiled by Our World in Data showed on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency.

China leads the global count with over 763.07 million jabs, followed by the US with 300.27 million, according to the tracking website.

India has administered 225.57 million shots, Brazil 71.43 million, the UK 67.28 million, Germany 54.24 million, France 39.57 million, Italy 37.67 million, Mexico 34.46 million, and Russia 30.61 million.

Turkey ranked 11th on the list with over 30.58 million doses given, followed by Spain, Indonesia, and Canada.

The country with the most doses administered by population was the East African island nation of Seychelles, with 136.74 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 3.72 million lives in 192 countries and regions, with more than 173.05 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.

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