Which countries have yet to confirm coronavirus cases?
The global Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on daily lives in almost every corner of the planet. There are however a handful of nations where positive cases of the virus have yet to be confirmed.
The Covid-19 virus has swept through the planet and has now affected more than 1.3 million people with the global death toll passing the 75,000 mark on 7 April. The virus makes no distinction in colour, class or creed but there are still a few nations on the planet where positive Covid-19 cases have yet to be confirmed. Montenegro was the last European state to confirm a positive case with the government confirming their first case on March 17th.
Countries with no confirmed cases (as of 7 April)
North Korea has yet to confirm a positive case of Covid-19 among it's population of over 25 million people. The 'self-reliant' socialist state has employed a strict border access policy in the past and has banned all foreign visitors as a preventative measure against the spread of virus.
Turkmenistan is another Asian nation with a reputation for censorship of information and have stated to foreign media that the virus has yet to affect the nation.
Many of the island nations in the South Pacific including, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Vanuatu, Kiribati and Tonga have yet to confirm any cases of positive Covid-19 cases among their respective citizens.
*Censorship and transparency are potential motives in certain nations' communication policies.
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