Covid-19: 21 countries yet to record a single case of global pandemic

Covid-19: 21 countries yet to record a single case of global pandemic

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.

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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.

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Covid-19: 21 countries yet to record a single case of global pandemic

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.
Source: UGC

Below is a full list of countries that have remained untouched by the plague:

1. Botswana

2. Burundi

3. Lesotho

4. Malawi

5. Sao Tome

6. Principe

7. Sierra Leone

8. South Sudan

9. North Korea

10. Tajikistan

11. Turkmenistan

12. Yemen

13. Solomon Islands

14. Vanuatu

15. Samao

16. Kribati, Micronesia

17. Tonga

18. Marshall Islands

19. Palau

20. Tuvalu

21. Naura

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Many people 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.

In other news regarding hand sanitizers, a Ghanaian gentleman Opoku Ababio and his wife Dorothy Opoku along with three other accomplices have been arrested for making and selling fake hand sanitizers.

In a video report sighted YEN.com.gh on the official Facebook handle of Joy FM, the illegal hand sanitizer manufacturing unit was at a suburb of Techiman where all the five suspects were arrested.

Ghana as a country is witnessing a shortage in hand sanitizers following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the country which requires constant washing of hands or use of hand sanitizers.

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