- Over 3.6million cases of coronavirus pandemic have been confirmed worldwide
- A report says that 1.2 million people have recovered from the disease
- While 13 countries have not recorded a single case of COVID-19, there are some countries that have not recorded any casualty
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A report by Daily Trust indicates that as of Wednesday, May 6, there are over 3.6 million confirmed coronavirus cases across the globe.
Legit.ng gathered that 1.2 million people have recovered and over 252,000 deaths have been recorded.
Nigeria recorded her first COVID-19 case in February and as of Wednesday, May 6, there are 2,950 confirmed cases with 481 discharged and 98 recorded deaths.
According to the report, the respiratory virus which was initially reported in the last quarter of 2019 in Wuhan, China is now in over 180 countries.
Despite that the coronavirus pandemic has claimed many lives across the world, some countries have not recorded any case as of Wednesday, April 30.
These countries with no confirmed cases are:
3. Marshall Islands
6. North Korea
9. Solomon Islands
Apart from countries that have not recorded any case of coronavirus, there are countries with no recorded death.
Statistics from Worldometer - a real-time data website - shows that these countries have a hundred percent recovery of all confirmed cases.
These are countries with no death:
1. Falkland Islands
The Falkland island had 13 confirmed and they are all recovered.
Greenland had 11 cases and they are all recovered. Greenland is the world’s largest island, located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Greenland had 11 cases of COVID-19, however, all have recovered.
For weeks, there have been no new cases of coronavirus found in Greenland. On May 4, the ban on departure from Greenland was lifted, the government stated on its tourism platform.
3. Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea, PNG, had 8 cases and they are all recovered. The country is in the Southwestern Pacific, encompasses the eastern half of New Guinea and its offshore islands.
On 20 March, the first case of COVID-19 was detected in the country – a foreign mining worker – and two days later PNG announced a state of emergency, restricting movement and gatherings, and imposing some restrictions reports the Guardian.
4. Saint Barthélemy
Saint Barthélemy had 6 confirmed coronavirus cases and they are all recovered. The country, a French-speaking Caribbean island commonly known as St. Barts, is known for its white-sand beaches and designer shops.
The government had confirmed the first two COVID-19 cases on the island of St. Barthelemy on Sunday, March 15. Both patients were placed under quarantine in their homes. Anguilla had 3 confirmed coronavirus cases and they are all recovered.
Anguilla, is a British Overseas Territory in the Eastern Caribbean, comprises a small main island and several offshore islets. It is in the North American continent.
In April the island removed all regulations restricting movement and gatherings, following a declaration that there are “no active or suspected cases” of COVID-19 in the destination.
The decision comes after Anguilla’s chief medical officer told the island’s executive council that the restrictions could be “safely removed,” Caribbean journal – a local news outlet reports.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the House of Representatives condemned the brutalisation, extortion and killing of innocent Nigerians by security operatives in the guise of enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown directives across the country.
It was reported that while adopting a motion jointly sponsored by Nkeiruka Onyejeocha and Dachung Musa Bagos at plenary presided by the speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, the House urged President Muhammad Buhari to direct heads of security agencies indicted in the act to be prosecuted.
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