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Daily Analysis Report of SAARC COVID-19 Mortality and Recovery Rates on 29 April 2020

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The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of states in South Asia. Its member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. This report intends to find out the mortality rates and recovery rates caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic at the SAARC region as on 29 April 2020.
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Daily Analysis Report of
SAARC COVID-19 Mortality and Recovery Rates
11:30 PM, 29 April 2020, Bangladesh Time
Report #1
By Enamul Hafiz Latifee1
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the regional
intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of states in South Asia. Its member
states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri
Lanka.
This report intends to find out the mortality rates and recovery rates caused by the novel
coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic at the SAARC region on a daily basis.
Findings:
The SAARC Member States have reported 56,966 positive cases, a total of 1,573
deaths in the region, and 11,781 recovered cases.
COVID-19 Mortality Rates of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives,
Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, are 3.28%, 2.29%, 0.00%, 3.17%, 0.00%, 0.00%,
2.19%, and 1.11%, on 29 April 2020.
The SAARC Average COVID-19 Mortality Rate is 2.76 on the date.
COVID-19 Recovery Rates of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives,
Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, are 12.92%, 2.11%, 71.43%, 24.53%, 6.32%, 28.07%,
22.41%, and 21.59% on 29 April 2020.
The SAARC Average Recovery Rate is 20.68 on the date.
Table: SAARC COVID-19 Mortality Rate and Recovery Rate on 29 April 2020, at 11:30 PM,
Bangladesh time. Calculation: Latifee, E. H., 29 April 2020
Country
Total
Cases
Total
Deaths
Cases
Recovered
Total
Active Cases
COVID-19
Mortality
Rate
COVID-19
Recovery
Rate
Afghanistan
1,827
60
236
1,531
3.28%
12.92%
Bangladesh
7,103
163
150
6,790
2.29%
2.11%
Bhutan
7
0
5
2
0.00%
71.43%
India
31,787
1,008
7,796
22,983
3.17%
24.53%
Maldives
269
0
17
252
0.00%
6.32%
Nepal
57
0
16
41
0.00%
28.07%
Pakistan
15,286
335
3,425
11,526
2.19%
22.41%
Sri Lanka
630
7
136
487
1.11%
21.59%
Total/Average
56,966
1,573
11,781
43,612
2.76%
20.68%
Data Source (in order of countries):
1. WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (as reported on 01:00 PM, 29
April 2020),
2. Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, Govt. of Bangladesh (as on
29 April 2020)
1 Deputy Secretary (Research Associate), Trade Facilitation Department, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and
Industry
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3. Ministry of Health, Royal Govt. of Bhutan (as on 29 April 2020)
4. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India (as on 29 April 2020 at 05:00 PM)
5. Ministry of Health, Republic of Maldives (as on 29 April 2020, 5:40 PM)
6. Ministry of Health & Population, Govt. of Nepal (29 April 2020, 4:12 PM)
7. COVID19 Portal, Govt. of Pakistan (29 April 2020, 05:02 PM)
8. Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, Govt. of Sri Lanka (29 April 2020, 08:00 PM)
It is seen from Figure-1 below, that Afghanistan’s COVID-19 Mortality is 3.28% on 29 April
2020 which is higher than the SAARC Average 2.76%.
Figure-1: COVID-19 Mortality Rate in the SAARC Member States. Calculation and
Illustration: Latifee, E. H., 29 April 2020.
It has been observed that Bhutan tops at the COVID-19 Recovery Rate in the SAARC region,
taking it to 71.43% on 29 April 2020 (Figure-2).
Figure-2: COVID-19 Recovery Rate in the SAARC Member States. Calculation and
Illustration: Latifee, E. H., 29 April 2020.
0.00%
0.00%
COVID-19 Mortality Rate
12.92%
2.11%
71.43%
24.53%
28.07%
22.41%
21.59%
20.68%
COVID-19 Recovery Rate
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Annex:
Formulae deployed for the calculation of the collected data are as below,
COVID-19 Mortality Rate= (Total Deaths/Total Cases)x100
COVID-19 Recovery Rate= (Cases Recovered/Total Cases)x100
Total Active Cases= Total Cases- (Total Deaths+ Cases Recovered)
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Ministry of Health & Population
Ministry of Health & Population, Govt. of Nepal (29 April 2020, 4:12 PM)
08:00 PM) It is seen from Figure-1 below, that Afghanistan's COVID-19 Mortality is 3.28% on 29
  • Epidemiology Unit
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  • Govt Health
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  • Lanka
Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, Govt. of Sri Lanka (29 April 2020, 08:00 PM) It is seen from Figure-1 below, that Afghanistan's COVID-19 Mortality is 3.28% on 29 April 2020 which is higher than the SAARC Average 2.76%.