Taiwan falls behind with 83rd ranking in Nikkei COVID-19 Recovery Index
【看CP學英文】《日經亞洲》（Nikkei Asia）於週三發布最新「新冠疫情復甦指數」（Nikkei COVID-19 Recovery Index），而台灣在超過120個國家與地區中位居83名。
Nikkei Asia released its latest COVID-19 Recovery Index on Wednesday, on which Taiwan ranked 83rd out of more than 120 countries and regions.
Topping the list with a total score of 76.5 is China, followed by Malta (76.0) and Poland (69.0).
In the Nikkei COVID-19 Recovery Index, a higher ranking indicates that a country or region is closer to recovery with its low numbers of confirmed COVID cases, better vaccination rates and/or less-stringent social distancing measures Read: https://t.co/m1R6U1XtHT#COVID19 pic.twitter.com/7sbaVRuTkO — Nikkei Asia (@NikkeiAsia) July 7, 2021
Taiwan ranked 83rd on the list with a score of 43.0 as of June 30, trailing behind countries including the United States (ranked 27th), the United Kingdom (ranked 48th), and India (ranked 77th).
According to Nikkei Asia, “the Nikkei COVID-19 Recovery Index ranks more than 120 countries and regions on infection management, vaccine rollouts and social mobility at the end of each month.”
The website states that “a higher ranking indicates that a country or region is closer to recovery with its low numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases, better vaccination rates and/or less-stringent social distancing measures.”
The index calculates a score between 0 and 90 for each country or region.
The score is the sum of three constituent categories, including infection management, vaccine rollouts, and mobility, with nine subcategories.
此次「新冠疫情復甦指數」使用的資料包括 Our World in Data、谷歌人潮流動報告 （Google COVID-19 Community Reports）、以及牛津COVID-19政府響應追蹤系統（Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker）等資料來源。
Data sources of the index include Our World in Data, Google COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports, and Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker by Blavatnik School of Government, and the University of Oxford among others.
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