As the world continues to grapple with coronavirus pandemic with the infections crossing the seven million mark and over 400,000 deaths due to Covid-19, at least nine countries have declared themselves to be free from the virus.
Here is a list of these nations:
On June 8, Nz announced that the last from the coronavirus patients had recovered using its health officials saying there was no active cases of Covid-19 in the country. The Pacific island nation reported just over 1500 corona patients including 22 who died.
The land had enforced a strict lockdown for almost seven weeks, where most businesses were shut and everyone except essential workers had to stay at home.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced lifting of most coronavirus measures in america from June 9, barring border closure restrictions.
Tanzania’s president on Sunday claimed that his country is free of charge of the coronavirus as a result of power of prayer. However, the claim came six weeks after the African nation stopped publicly updating virus data.
“Corona inside our country continues to be removed through the powers of God,” President John Magufuli declared at the church service on Sunday.
Tanzania’s variety of-19 cases has become stuck at 509 for 6 weeks as health officials, opposition figures and several neighbouring countries worry that cases in the East African nation still climb. Opposition figures have estimated that cases may be inside the tens of thousands.
The Vatican said on June 6 there were forget about cases of Covid-19 within its population in the end its 12 patients recovered. The Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said within a statement how the last person found to get been contaminated with the coronavirus in recent weeks had tested negative. The area state did not report any deaths.
Per day later, Pope Francis addressed the faithful for the first time in Saint Peter’s Square because the health emergency began.
Fiji declared itself free of coronavirus within the first week of June in the end 18 those who had tested positive recovered from Covid-19. Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said Friday the South Pacific island nation had just cleared the last of its active patients.
He wrote on Twitter: “And even with our testing numbers climbing every day, it’s now been 45 days since we recorded our last case. Without deaths, our recovery rates are 100%” He added: “Answered prayers, effort, and affirmation of science! ” Fiji, which has a population of 900,000, imposed a lockdown in some areas in April and put in place ongoing border restrictions.
Sixty nine days after its first reported Covid-19 case, Montenegro declared itself coronavirus free on May 24, the initial European country to do so. It reported 324 confirmed cases of COVID-19 illness and nine deaths.
The area nation claimed virus-free status as soon as May 18 after its health ministry announced full recoveries. It reported 11 confirmed cases but no deaths.
7.St Kitts and Nevis
The West Indies nation became coronavirus free on May 19 when all of its 15 confirmed Covid-19 patients reportedly recovered. The us government said all cases had travel history.
This tropical isle country declared itself Covid-19 free on May 15 after the recovery from the 24th and final confirmed case. The country failed to report any death from the virus.
9.Papua New Guniea
The Pacific nation declared itself free from the coronavirus on May 4. It had 24 cases of Covid-19 without any deaths in the virus.