Coronavirus Pandemic 2019-2020 has shaken the whole world as more than 200,000 peoples have lost their lives whereas the Pakistan is having the lowest coronavirus mortality rate in the world of 1 deaths/1 million people.
Pakistan, is a country with interesting fact and realities that world had ignored always and underestimated this nation. Pakistan being a federal parliamentarian republic, may have many internal problems among its states, ethnics, pressure groups, political and religious parties but whenever this nation found an external enemy or any natural disaster like viral epidemics or huge flood etc, the whole nation is found united and in complete harmony which is not possible to find out in the world.
This harmony and national unity is the power that youth of this country has presented to the world with their advancement in all the basic technologies required to make their nation stronger and these youths wherever they live in the world, their hearts are in Pakistani land.
Pakistan is the fifth largest country based on the population in the world having about 215 million populations but this country is having the lowest mortality rate of the coronavirus pandemic 2019-2020 which has shaken the whole world and global economy with more than 3 million confirmed cases all over the world from its first outbreak in December 2019.
The Coronavirus pandemic 2019-2020 in about the half year of its emerging, has infected about 3 million people around the world and more than 200K+ peoples have lost their lives while battling the covid19. If we see the countries performance based on the total deaths / million people, the global average is about 27 deaths/1 million population.
China which was considered the epicenter of this pandemic has only about 3 deaths / 1 million population and is considered the lowest damage and highest performance. Pakistan who found its first cases, the travelers who came back from infected zones, is having one of the lowest mortality rate of 1 deaths / 1 million population which when compared with the regional countries such as Iran having 69 deaths / 1 million population and turkey 34 deaths / 1 million population.
The western world, especially the western Europe was in fact the epicenter of this deadly virus, and has the world highest mortality rate.
San Marino, which is famous for its casino and entertainment life, has 1208 deaths / 1 million which is being followed by the Belgium and Spain, having 622 and 503 deaths / 1 million people. The other western countries are having Italy 466/1 million deaths, France 357 deaths / 1 million, UK 311 deaths / 1 million and USA with 170 deaths / 1 million people.
Note: All data has been taken from the https://www.worldometers.info/ and all text is author’s personal analysis only.
Written by: Dr. Muhammad Irfan-maqsood
Dr. Muhammad Irfan-maqsood, is a Pakistani trans-disciplinary researcher having PhD in molecular biology and additional university degree (2nd MA) in Political sciences-international relations.