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Australia is on track to surpass the United States in vaccination rates, with over 55 per cent of eligible Aussies now fully vaccinated, compared with 56 per cent in the US.

Australia is on track to surpass the United States in vaccination rates, with over 55 per cent of eligible Aussies now fully vaccinated, compared with 56 per cent in the US.

Although the United States had a major head start, vaccination rates have significantly plateaued in recent weeks across the country.

Approximately 741,000 doses per day are being averaged, which is roughly a 78 per cent decrease from the peak of three million daily doses reported in April.

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Yesterday in Australia, 341,000 COVID-19 jabs were administered across the country, bringing the total number of vaccines in arms to 28 million.

More than 55 per cent of over-16s have had both doses, with 78.5 per cent having one dose.

Meanwhile, the most vaccinated region on earth has been revealed as Gibraltar - a British Overseas Territory on Spain's south coast.

The tiny peninsula is home to just 33,000 people, all of whom have received both doses of a COVID-19 jab, making the territory the only region where all of its residents are totally vaccinated.

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Elsewhere around the globe, the United Arab Emirates is currently sitting at 92 per cent single doses, while Portugal's population is 88 per cent partially vaccinated.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/australia-on-track-to-surpass-usa-in-vaccination-rates/73bd437a-2042-4ccf-9c78-416593004254

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