TAIPEI (The China Submit) — Taiwan’s covid resilience rating dropped to forty fourth place, in accordance with a Bloomberg (彭博社) report revealed on Monday.
Taiwan initially positioned fifth in April, earlier than falling to fifteenth place in Might and dropping to forty fourth place in June.
The information outlet has been releasing rankings ever since final yr, together with their evaluation on every nation’s resilience to COVID-19.
The rating was damaged down into 4 primary indicators: “individuals lined by vaccines”; “lockdown severity”; “flight capability” and “vaccinated journey routes”.
Good percentages or scores had been coloured in blue, whereas the dangerous scores had been coloured in orange. The web site additionally used completely different shades of orange and blue to match scores, with deep blue being the perfect and deep orange being the worst.
Taiwan’s scores had been a mixture of gentle orange and deep orange. Consequently, Bloomberg’s current evaluations have precipitated lots of dialogue between Taiwanese social media customers.
After the record was launched, many social media customers had been extraordinarily upset with Taiwan’s low rating. “I’m crying…Taiwan dropped from fifth to forty fourth place,” somebody stated.
A social media person seen that “Taiwan solely outranks Peru, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Colombia, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Argentina.”
One other identified the expansion Mainland China had: “Take a look at the eighth place (Mainland China) …they’ve made lots of progress. Taiwan is simply being laughed at.”
“Mainland China’s in eighth place, with a considerably greater vaccination charge,” somebody added.
Nonetheless, some social media customers had been extra constructive.
One social media person famous that “All international locations had been all ranked very low sooner or later, however they had been capable of climb the ranks after revising and enhancing their strategies.
Taiwan can do it too. Taiwan is simply experiencing the outbreak later in comparison with the opposite international locations.”