During the pandemic, Bloomberg – an information publisher specializing in financial news with terminals at the offices of all the world's major banks and funds – maintains its index of the most pandemic-resistant countries.
In this index, updated from time to time, the authors analyze selected 53 countries in terms of factors such as the percentage of infected with Covid-19, mortality, vaccination rate, percentage of positive tests, projected GDP growth, availability of health care, etc. A Resilience Ranking that shows "where they are coping most effectively with a pandemic, with the least possible social and economic disruptions."
In the latest update of the ranking, Poland ranks 50th out of 53 analyzed countries, ahead only Mexico, the Czech Republic, and Brazil.
Why is it so bad? Poland is second in terms of the number of Covid-19 cases in the last month per million inhabitants (after the Czech Republic) and the first in terms of the percentage of positive coronavirus tests.
In terms of the total number of deaths per million inhabitants, we are in 13th place out of 53 countries. When it comes to macroeconomic factors, we are only looking a little better and we are more or less in the middle of the table.
The top five rankings are New Zealand, Singapore, Australia, Taiwan, and Israel.