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Now, according to American Johns Hopkins University, out of 54 African countries there are only three where coronavirus cases have not been detected. One of them is the Kingdom of Lesotho. March 30 is a small mountainous country with a population of more than 2 million people joining the 25-day quarantine. Continue to work only hospitals, shops, and utilities. Lesotho is the first country in Africa, which fully closes borders to prevent the spread of the corona virus. Not recorded one case of COVID-19 infection and in Sao Tome and Principe. However, according to whom, the reason is that in this island country in the Gulf of Guinea there is no equipment for conducting tests. However, in Sao Tome and Principe, home to more than 200 thousand people in total is preparation for the possibility of a closed school outbreak, flights were canceled, quarantined, placed around one hundred people who had just arrived from abroad.

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Complementing the top three African countries that are free of pandemics, Comoros. The fact that these islands, located in the Southwest Indian Ocean, have not yet registered cases of infection, local authorities explain the characteristics of local drugs. The fact that SKO is widely used for the treatment of malaria, and despite scientific evidence for this, no local doctors believe that anti-malaria measures allow the country to avoid the spread of the corona virus. Yemen is another country in the Arab world, where, according to official figures, it has not yet reached COVID-19. However, the government is seriously prepared to fight the epidemic: the parties to the Yemeni conflict have agreed to prevent the implementation of the fire, and in Aden set up a quarantine center. Who said, if in Yemen would start an epidemic, a health system weakened by years of war would not sustain the lives of millions of people who would be threatened.

Very early began to sound the alarm because of coronavirus, and North Korea. On January 24 in that country, quarantine was put in place, suspending rail and air connections with other countries, stricter checks on foreign arrivals to the country and quarantine periods for them were extended to 30 days. However, according to South Korean experts from the Center for Inter-Korean Cooperation Research, accurate data about the situation in North Korea is not enough, so to say exactly how things are in the country, it is quite difficult.

not giving up on virus attacks like Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, at least according to official figures. In Tajikistan conducted more than 700 studies of COVID-19, all tests were negative. All visitors to the country go to quarantine, and, according to whom, now in the quarantine zone there are still around 4 thousand people.

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However, most of the country free from coronavirus infections is, of course, an island nation. Republic of Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Tonga, Vanuatu – their remote geographical locations and social isolation play a role. For example, Nauru with a population of 10 thousand people per year only visits 160 tourists, and the nearest town is 320 km related to the island of Kiribati, Banaba, which is not infected. It can be assumed that such a remote place does not need special protection. However, the island has only one hospital and a shortage of medical and hospital staff in Tuvalu – only 100 beds. The situation is similar in other island nations, so the government cannot take risks. In this case the Pacific island countries have closed the border, the slightest symptom of the resident asked to go to the hospital, the test was sent to the nearest island in the big city and let the person only after getting negative results.



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