Comparing Covid-19 Death Tolls In 19 Countries With More Than Five Million Citizens


Looking at all the countries in the world, Belgium is actually not the worst-hit nation. San Marino is followed by Peru and then Belgium 

 * US researchers compared Covid-19 death tolls in 19 countries with more than five million citizens 

 * It found Belgium had the highest death toll per 100,000 people (86.8), followed by Spain (65) 

 * But looking at all the countries in the world, Belgium is actually not the worst-hit nation 

 * San Marino, with a population of 33,800, has suffered more. It’s followed by Peru and then Belgium
* The figures from Our World in Data reveal how much Western countries have fared worse compared with Asia 

Belgium has suffered the most coronavirus deaths for the size of its population – while the UK and US are third and fourth, according to a study. 

Researchers analysed data from 19 countries with more than five million citizens and compared how many Covid-19 victims there has been for every 100,000 people living there up until September 19.

It revealed Belgium had the worst mortality rate (86.8), followed by Spain (65), the UK (62.6) and the US (60.3). 

For comparison, South Korea’s stood at just 0.7 – 85 times smaller than that of Britain or America. 

WNU Editor: A few surprises in these stats. San Marino has the worst record for Covid-19 deaths per population.

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