Israel was ranked the safest country to be in during the pandemic, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said in a statement citing statistics from the Deep Knowledge Group (DKG).
Coming in first place with a ranking of 619, Israel was closely followed by Singapore which scored 600, DKG’s website said.
New Zealand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Hungary, Austria, Germany, and Greenland also came in the top ten.
The United States came in 27th on the list with a score of 140. The country deemed the least safe to be in was India, with a score of 39.48.
It did not specify what factors went into the ranking.
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According to its website, the Deep Knowledge Group is a consortium of commercial and non-profit organizations active on many fronts in the realm of DeepTech and Frontier Technologies (AI, Longevity, FinTech, GovTech, InvestTech), ranging from scientific research to investment, entrepreneurship, analytics, media, and philanthropy.
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