NEW YORK — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has ranked second for the best countries coexisting with the COVID-19 pandemic in Bloomberg’s COVID Resilience Ranking for January 2022.
According to the ranking of the reopening progress, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia achieved 77.8 points as it advanced 18 places in the classification, while it recorded 154.8 points in the vaccine doses per 100.
In terms of lockdown severity, the Kingdom scored 49 points and -24.3% in flight capacity, while in vaccinated travel paths it has scored 383.
Meanwhile, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the COVID-19 pandemic status rating, scored 301 in the monthly cases per 100,000m, 0.1% in month case fatality rate, and 247 for the total death per 1 million, as it scored 2.9% for the positivity test rate.
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According to the quality of life rate, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia achieved 14.4% in community mobility. In comparison, in the 2022 GDP growth forecast, it has achieved 5.9% and 64 in the universal healthcare coverage and 0.85 in the human development index.
After progressing two places from the last classification, the United Arab Emirates ranked first in Bloomberg’s COVID Resilience Ranking with 78.9 points.
Bloomberg’s statement lauded the strategies of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE in facing the pandemic, especially emphasizing that instead of changing their strategies, they settled on long-term positions in dealing with the virus.
After commending the UAE’s efforts, Bloomberg said, “A similar formula of high inoculation and a robust economic outlook saw Saudi Arabia rise 18 rungs to No. 2”.