Strange as it may sound, while the world battles with the ravaging spread of coronavirus, there are not less than 20 countries on the globe that are yet to record a single case of the disease either as suspected or confirmed.
The nations and territories not yet affected by the virus are drawn from continents and territories like Africa, Asia and Oceania.
However, it must be said that while these countries have no mention of cases in their borders, the governments have put in place precautionary measures in case of any possible outbreak.
There is no doubt that the global statistics on the virus are alarming with Italy being the epicentre of the disease in Europe.
Below is a full list of countries that have remained untouched by the plague:
5. Sao Tome
7. Sierra Leone
8. South Sudan
9. North Korea
13. Solomon Islands
16. Kribati, Micronesia
18. Marshall Islands
Territories in the world that have not been affected by the disease are Guam, Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Wallis and Futuna, Niue, and Tokelau.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that amid coronavirus spread, the Nigerian government had added two more nations to the list of high-risk countries which are banned from entering the country.
The two new countries added to the list were Austria and Sweden. The minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, made the announcement at a media briefing on Friday, March 2020, in Abuja.
In another post, Legit.ng reported that Nigerians had reacted to the federal government's restriction of travellers from China, Italy and other high-risk countries.
The restriction was put in place following the unending coronavirus pandemic facing the country. The affected countries also include Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, USA, Norway, UK, Netherlands and Switzerland.
Many Nigerians who reacted to the news on social media supported the restriction move by the federal government. Others claimed the federal government should have restricted the movement from these countries a long time ago. According to them, European countries had closed their borders as well.
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