ArmInfo.Armenia is the second after Iran in the region in the share of new-type coronavirus infected (COVID-19) in the total population.
So, according to official data in Armenia on the morning of March 30, 58 new cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus were registered. Thus, the total number of infected reached 482 people, while 30 people have already been cured, 3 fatalities have been recorded. A negative result was recorded in 2216 test cases. 449 patients are in institutional care. Given the official population data of 2.959 million (data for 2019), the percentage of infected people is 0.02% of the total population of the country.
Only Iran with a population of 83.993 million (for 2019) is ahead of Armenia in these statistics, where the number of cases of coronavirus infection increased to 41495 (or 0.05% of the population), deaths - up to 2757, 13911 cases of recovery were recorded.
Turkey is on the third line. According to statistics, on an early morning on March 30, in Turkey with a population of 84.339 million (for 2019), a total of 9217 cases of coronavirus (+1815 per day) or 0.01% of the total population were recorded. Statistics of the deceased cases is 131(+23 per day), 105 people have recovered.
In neighboring Georgia, the number of people infected with coronavirus has increased to 97 people. "There are 97 confirmed cases of infection, among them 18 have recovered, 4,876 in quarantine , under the supervision of doctors in hospital -264 people," the Georgian government's special website said in a statement. This is despite the fact that according to official data, the population of Georgia is 3.799 million (for 2019), in relation to which the proportion of people infected with coronavirus is 0.003%.
In Azerbaijan, with a population of 10.383 million people, according to official data for March 29, the number of people infected with coronavirus reached 190 people, or 0.002% of the total population.
At the same time, 4 cases of deaths were recorded, 15 people have recovered. It should be noted that of the above countries, the most reluctant to provide information about the sick is precisely the Azerbaijani authorities. There are fears that authorities deliberately hide the real picture of the spread of a pandemic in the country. Thus, in the region, in terms of the percentage of infected people in the total population, Iran leads (0.05%), followed by Armenia (0.02%), Turkey (0.01%), Georgia (0.003%), Azerbaijan (0.002%) )
To note, according to official figures, Turkey ranked the 13th in the entire world in the number of cases of coronavirus. According to Worldometers, coronavirus has spread to 199 countries and territories. In total, 721.956 cases of coronavirus were recorded. 33.966 people died, 151? 312 recovered. The largest number of deaths from coronavirus is in Italy (10,779), Spain (6803) and China (3300).