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Daily Analysis Report of SAARC COVID-19 Mortality and Recovery Rates on 01 May 2020

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Abstract

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. The SAARC region comprises of over 21% of the world's population which remains exposed towards COVID-19. 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 01 May 2020.
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Daily Analysis Report of
SAARC COVID-19 Mortality and Recovery Rates
11:30 PM, 01 May 2020, Bangladesh Time
Report #3
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. The SAARC region comprises of over 21% of the world's population which remains
exposed towards COVID-19.
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 01 May 2020.
Findings:
The SAARC Member States have reported 64,243 positive cases, a total of 1,800
deaths in the region, and 14,049 recovered cases as on 01 May 2020.
COVID-19 Mortality Rates of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives,
Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, are 2.95%, 2.06%, 0.00%, 3.26%, 0.21%, 0.00%,
2.36%, and 1.01%, respectively on 01 May 2020.
The SAARC Average COVID-19 Mortality Rate is 2.80 on the date.
COVID-19 Recovery Rates of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives,
Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, are 11.98%, 2.11%, 71.43%, 25.63%, 3.58%, 27.12%,
25.24%, and 23.48%, respectively on 01 May 2020.
The SAARC Average Recovery Rate is 21.87 on the date.
Table: SAARC COVID-19 Mortality Rate and Recovery Rate on 01 May 2020, at 11:30 PM,
Bangladesh time. Calculation: Latifee, E. H., 01 May 2020
Country
Total
Cases
Total
Deaths
Cases
Recovered
Total
Active Cases
COVID-19
Mortality
Rate
COVID-19
Recovery
Rate
Afghanistan
2,171
64
260
1,847
2.95%
11.98%
Bangladesh
8,238
170
174
7,894
2.06%
2.11%
Bhutan
7
0
5
2
0.00%
71.43%
India
35,365
1,152
9,064
25,149
3.26%
25.63%
Maldives
475
1
17
457
0.21%
3.58%
Nepal
59
0
16
43
0.00%
27.12%
Pakistan
17,238
406
4,351
12,481
2.36%
25.24%
Sri Lanka
690
7
162
521
1.01%
23.48%
Total/Average
64,243
1,800
14,049
48,394
2.80%
21.87%
Data Source (in order of countries):
1. WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (as reported on 01:00 PM, 01
May 2020),
2. Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, Govt. of Bangladesh (as on
01 May 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 01 May 2020)
4. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India (as on 01 May 2020 at 05:00 PM)
5. Ministry of Health, Republic of Maldives (as on 01 May 2020, 5:25 PM)
6. Ministry of Health & Population, Govt. of Nepal (28 April 2020, 4:12 PM)
7. COVID19 Portal, Govt. of Pakistan (01 May 2020, 07:33 PM)
8. Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, Govt. of Sri Lanka (01 May 2020, 09:00 PM)
It is seen that India’s COVID-19 Mortality is 3.26% on 01 May 2020 which is higher than the
SAARC Average 2.76% (Figure-1).
Figure-1: COVID-19 Mortality Rate in the SAARC Member States. Calculation and
Illustration: Latifee, E. H., 01 May 2020.
It has been observed that Bhutan tops at the COVID-19 Recovery Rate in the SAARC region,
taking it to 71.43% on 01 May 2020 (Figure-2).
Figure-2: COVID-19 Recovery Rate in the SAARC Member States. Calculation and
Illustration: Latifee, E. H., 01 May 2020.
2.06%
0.00%
3.26%
0.21%
1.01%
2.80%
COVID-19 Mortality Rate
11.98%
71.43%
25.63%
3.58%
27.12%
25.24%
23.48%
21.87%
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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09:00 PM) It is seen that India's COVID-19 Mortality is 3.26% on 01
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Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, Govt. of Sri Lanka (01 May 2020, 09:00 PM) It is seen that India's COVID-19 Mortality is 3.26% on 01 May 2020 which is higher than the SAARC Average 2.76% (Figure-1).