Economist Normalcy Index: Pakistan Among Best Performing Countries For Handling COVID19
With a score of 84.4, Pakistan ranks third among 50 countries tracked by the Economist magazine for return to pre-pandemic life. Pakistan's neighbor India has a score of 46.5, ranking it near the bottom in 48th position. China (score 72.9) is 19th, United States (72.8) 20th, United Arab Emirates (68.9) 27th and United Kingdom (62.5) 36th. The global average for return to pre-pandemic activity is 66.6 on a scale of 0 to 100.
|Top Performing Countries For Return to Pre-Pandemic Activity Level. Source: Economist|
Economist's Global Normalcy Index:
The Economist magazine is tracking 50 countries for return to pre-pandemic activity level. Here is how it explains it:
"The global normalcy index plummeted in March 2020 as many countries imposed draconian restrictions on their citizens. It fell to just 35 in April 2020, before improving gradually over the following months. Today it stands at 66, suggesting that the world has travelled roughly half of the way back to pre-pandemic life. Some indicators, such as traffic congestion and time spent outside, have recovered faster than others, particularly sports attendance and flights. The global average masks a lot of variation across countries. Click on the drop-down box to explore how behavior has changed in each one".
|COVID Test Positivity Rate in Pakistan. Source: Our World in Data|
|Normalcy Index vs Vaccination Rates. Source: Economist|
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