More than 20 countries and is constantly populated areas are still free of coronavirus. List Wednesday, April 22, was the Daily Mail newspaper.
According to the latest data, no cases of infection have not zafiksirovano in 15 countries and 11 populated areas. In safe States are Comoros, Kiribati, Lesotho, Marshall Islands, federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and North Korea.
To constantly populated areas, where there is no coronavirus, includes Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, ascension and Tristan da Cunha (UK), American Samoa (USA), Wallis and Futuna (France), Svalbard (Norway), Christmas island and Norfolk island, Cocos Islands (Australia), Niue, Tokelau, cook Islands (New Zealand).
For some, the crucial role was played by the remote location — for example, the Comoros Islands, located off the Eastern coast of Africa, or Tuvalu in the Pacific ocean.
Other countries and territories took swift and decisive action to stop the potential spread of the virus. For example, Tonga has closed its borders for tourists, declared a state of emergency and imposed a strict curfew.
At the same time, it is not excluded that some States can simply choose not to report cases of infection — especially those that are adjacent to the States emerging from the outbreak. For example, North Korea continues to insist that COVID-19 did not affect its inhabitants, despite the fact that the South has already confirmed more than 10 thousand cases of infection. While Tajikistan is bordered by China, which became the first focus of the spread of the virus in the world.
Earlier it was reported that in Tajikistan recorded a significant increase of tourists during a pandemic coronavirus. However, in early April, the country closed its borders as a preventive measure.