COVID-19 Recoveries Vs. Deaths

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I have been doing Data Analytics Studies on the Coronavirus Pandemic for 30 days now. The 21 countries chosen for this particular Study have reported the highest number of cases (minimum 10,000) and represent 84.73% of all COVID-19 cases worldwide. UK has been excluded as it has stopped reporting data on recoveries.

This study compares the percentage of recoveries and deaths in these 21 countries. The KEY is the “DIFFERENCE” in the last column. I have not seen any similar study anywhere, and I read a lot every day.

Eight of the 21 countries are above the world average and 13 below.

If we ignore China, whose figures no one believes in any case, why do South Korea, Iran, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland have such high recovery rates and relatively low death rates, putting them on the top of the chart in terms of the difference between recoveries and deaths? Can anyone believe that Iran has better healthcare than Netherlands, Sweden, USA, Belgium, France, Italy, and Israel?

Similarly, why do Netherlands, Sweden, Ireland, Portugal, USA, Turkey, Brazil, Russia, and India have such low recovery rates and thus negative “DIFFERENCE” figures?

If any researchers, scientists or healthcare professionals are able to find these answers, we will possibly move faster towards a cure for this deadly pandemic.

See my Daily Update on Coronavirus Growth Worldwide

LATEST UPDATES (at 5:45 pm UTC):

  • The world has reached 1.98 million cases
  • The global death toll is over 125,000
  • India has reached 11,487 cases and 393 deaths as per This has made India reach the 19th rank amongst all countries in terms of number of cases (from 21 just 6 hours ago)
  • USA reached 600,000 cases, as I said it would just an hour ago
  • Russia became the 15th country to cross 20,000 cases, Peru the 23rd to cross 9,000, Poland the 27th to cross 7,000 cases, and Czechia the 32nd to cross 6,000 cases
  • 36 countries have crossed 5,000 cases (up from 16 on March 31)

  • 40 countries have crossed 4,000 cases (up from 29 on April 6)

  • 48 countries have crossed 3,000 cases (up from 30 on April 6)

  • 55 countries have crossed 2,000 (up from 30 on March 31)

  • 74 countries have crossed 1,000 cases (up from 44 on March 31)

  • USA became the first country to cross 25,000 deaths
  • 5 countries have 12,000+ deaths (up from 2 on April 3)
  • 10 countries have 2500+ deaths (up from 8 on April 3)
  • 14 countries have 1000+ deaths (up from 10 on April 3)
  • 16 countries have 500+ deaths (up from 12 on April 3)
  • 41 countries have 100+ deaths (up from 23 on April 3)


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