While Turkmenistan remained the only OIC member country that has not reported any COVID-19 infections so far, six other OIC nations did not report new cases on 29 June 2020. The other 50 infected members confirmed a total of 27,147 new patients on the same day, bringing the total OIC COVID-19 confirmed cases to 1,616,791 since the start of the pandemic. For the first time, with 4,014 new cases, Bangladesh reported the largest number of daily coronavirus infections among all OIC nations.
Saudi Arabia and Pakistan confirmed 3,943 and 3,557 new COVID-19 patients, respectively, on 29 June. Five other OIC members recorded over one thousand cases each on the same day: Iran (2,536), Iraq (1,749), Egypt (1,566), Turkey and Indonesia (1,082). There have been 543,191 active COVID-19 cases in all 56 infected OIC countries as of 29 June. Thirty-two of these countries had more than 1,000 active cases as of the same day. However, Brunei has not reported any cases since the last patient passed away on 16 June.
The OIC recovery rate from the novel coronavirus pandemic increased to 64.09% after 44 of the member countries reported that 22,688 of their patients had recovered on 29 June. This rate is significantly higher than the global COVID-19 recovery rate of 54.29%. The total number of recoveries from the outbreak in all OIC nations reached 1,036,269 on the same day. Thirty-four of these nations had over 50% recovery rates on 29 June and 19 of them reported more recoveries than new infections on the same day.
A total of 634 COVID-19 patients reportedly passed away in 42 OIC countries on 29 June, increasing the pandemic’s death toll to 37,331 in all infected OIC members. Iran had the largest number of COVID-19 deaths (162) among all OIC nations on 29 June, followed by Egypt and Iran each of which reported 83 deaths on the same day. While 14 OIC countries did not record any coronavirus deaths, Uganda remained the only infected member that has not reported any COVID-19 deaths so far. The fatality rate of the pandemic in all OIC nations stood at 2.31% on 29 June.
Note: Turkmenistan is the only OIC member country with no cases of Covid-19
Highlighted row in green= There is no active case