These 9 Countries Have Been Untouched By Covid-19, With Zero Cases Reported So Far

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For more than two years, the world has been fighting a deadly coronavirus pandemic. However, there are a few countries that have been completely untouched by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has produced a list of nations that have had no cases of the virus. The majority of these nations and territories are located on islands in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.

Here is the list of such 8 countries that have been untouched by Covid-19;

Countries With Zero Covid-19 Cases

1. Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia is a country made up of over 600 islands in the western Pacific Ocean. Pohnpei, Kosrae, Chuuk, and Yap are the four island states that makeup Micronesia.

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The country is known for palm-shaded beaches, wreck-filled dives, and ancient ruins, including Nan Madol, sunken basalt temples, and burial vaults that extend out of a lagoon on Pohnpei.

2. Nauru

Nauru is a tiny island country in Micronesia, northeast of Australia. It features a coral reef and white-sand beaches fringed with palms, including Anibare Bay on the east coast. Inland, tropical vegetation surrounds Buada Lagoon.

The rocky outcrop of Command Ridge, the island’s highest point, has a rusty Japanese outpost from WWII. The underground freshwater lake of Moqua Well lies amid the limestone Moqua Caves.

3. Niue

Niue is a small island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. It’s known for its limestone cliffs and coral-reef dive sites. Migrating whales swim in Niue’s waters between July and October.

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In the southeast is the Huvalu Forest Conservation Area, where trails through fossilized coral forests lead to the Togo and Vaikona chasms. The northwest is home to the rock pools of Avaiki Cave and the naturally formed Talava Arches.

4. North Korea

North Korea, officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. It borders China and Russia to the north, at the Yalu and Tumen rivers, and South Korea to the south at the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

5. Pitcairn Islands

The Pitcairn Islands, officially the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands, is a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the sole British Overseas Territory in the Pacific Ocean.

6. Saint Helena

St. Helena island, part of the British Overseas Territory also encompassing Ascension and Tristan da Cunha islands, is a remote volcanic outpost in the South Atlantic Ocean.

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It’s famous as the place of Napoleon Bonaparte’s exile and death, as commemorated by a now-empty tomb. Climbing destinations include the 699 steps of Jacob’s Ladder and Diana’s Peak, sheltering endemic plant and animal life.

7. Tokelau

Tokelau is a remote group of atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand, of which it’s a territory. It’s usually accessed by boat from Samoa, a trip that can take around 24 hours.

Nukunonu atoll contains accommodation and a clear lagoon rich in marine life. Fakaofo has swimming pigs that famously catch fish near its coral reef.

8. Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia bordered by the Caspian Sea and largely covered by the Karakum Desert. It’s known for archaeological ruins including those at Nisa and Merv, major stops along the ancient trade route the Silk Road.

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Ashgabat, the capital, was rebuilt in Soviet style in the mid-20th century and is filled with grand monuments honoring former president Saparmurat Niyazov.

9. Tuvalu

Tuvalu, in the South Pacific, is an independent island nation within the British Commonwealth. Its 9 islands comprise small, thinly populated atolls and reef islands with palm-fringed beaches and WWII sites.

Off Funafuti, the capital, the Funafuti Conservation Area offers calm waters for diving and snorkeling among sea turtles and tropical fish, plus several uninhabited islets sheltering sea birds.

S. NoCountryNo of Covid-19 Cases
1.Democratic People’s Republic of Korea0
2.Micronesia (Federated States of)0
3.Nauru0
4.Niue0
5.Pitcairn Islands0
6.Saint Helena0
7.Tokelau0
8.Turkmenistan0
9.Tuvalu0

According to the WHO, these countries have not officially acknowledged any case of the Coronavirus infection.

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