Updated tables for world's most impacted countries and regions below. Starting with the countries with the highest recognized levels of infections:
Followed by the countries with the highest rates of mortality:
- Andorra, Montenegro and Czechia are top three countries in the world in terms of infections rates
- Gibraltar, Czechia and San Marino are top three countries in the world in terms of mortality rates
- Of larger countries, with population > 100 million, the U.S. is the only country featured on both lists, while Mexico is on the list of countries with highest mortality.
A set of table for countries with more than 250,000 recorded cases:
- There are 57 countries on the list as of Thursday last week.
- Across three metrics used (infections rate, deaths per capita and mortality rate per case), Hungary is rated the worst, followed by Belgium and Bulgaria. Czechia and Slovakia share the 4th and 5th places.
- The U.S. is ranked 3rd highest in the number of infections, in the 8th place in terms of highest deaths per 1 million of population and in the 32nd place in terms of deaths per 1,000 infections. Overall, the U.S. is ranked 8th worst country in terms of pandemic performance across the three metrics.
Table next shows comparatives by the same metrics across regions, treating regions as if they were countries (ranks):
Finally, looking at the major countries and groupings in terms of their cases and deaths counts within the context of their shares of global population:
Notably, majority of the most impacted countries are, currently, in the process of developing, or already experiencing, a new wave of the pandemic.