Fifty OIC member countries reported 24,360 new COVID-19 infections on 14 September 2020, bringing the total OIC confirmed cases to 3,484,101 since the first OIC case was recorded in Malaysia on 24 January. Of all OIC COVID-19 patients, 86.4% are in the 27 Asian members, 13.1% in the 27 African members, 0.3% in Albania (the only European member) and 0.2% in the two South American members (Guyana and Suriname).
With 4,169 COVID-19 patients confirmed on 14 September, Iraq had the largest number of new infections among all OIC members. Five other OIC nations reported over one thousand new coronavirus infections each namely Indonesia (3141), Iran (2619), Bangladesh (1812), Turkey (1716) and Morocco (1517). There was a total of 13 OIC countries with over 10,000 active COVID-19 cases as of the same day.
A total of 23,932 COVID-19 patients had reportedly recovered in 48 OIC countries on 14 September bringing the total OIC recoveries from the outbreak to 2,929,943. This accounts for an 84.1% recovery rate, which is significantly higher than the global recovery rate of 72.3%. Seventeen OIC nations had over 90% recovery rates and 22 of them reported more recoveries than new infections on the same day. Only five OIC members had less than 50% COVID-19 recovery rates.
The death toll of the novel coronavirus pandemic in the OIC member countries reached 85,345 on 14 September after 31 of them confirmed the passing away of 606 of their patients. The fatality rate in the OIC nations stood at 2.45% which is quite better than the global rate of 3.17% on the same day. Over 45% of the new OIC deaths due to the outbreak were reported by Iran and Indonesia which reported 156 and 118 fatalities respectively.
Note: Turkmenistan is the only OIC member country with no cases of Covid-19
Highlighted row in green= There is no active case