Israel is ranked fourth in the world of most resilient countries facing the COVID-19 health crisis.
Israel has steadily climbed the rankings of the Bloomberg International Index which produces a monthly report ranking each country on their resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The report primarily measures infections rates and the number of people vaccinated.
Israel was ranked 9th two months ago and 5th last month showing a steady improvement. The UK is also seeing an improvement, we are currently ranked 18th having climbed seven places since last month.
The current standings place Singapore as the most resilient country after they knocked New Zealand off the top spot.
The full top ten is as follows:
- New Zealand
- South Korea
- United Arab Emirates
- Hong Kong
Israel’s Prime Minister praised the achievement of his country which has led the world in per capita inoculations since vaccines for Coronavirus became available in December.
“According to the Bloomberg International Index, Israel ranks 4th in the world for its success against the coronavirus. A huge achievement for all of us. Thank you very much!” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a message posted to social media.
We call upon the UK Government to officially recognise Jerusalem is Israel's capital and move its embassy to Jerusalem.