In total, 47 OIC nations reported 32,206 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total OIC confirmed cases to 4,353,307 since the first OIC COVID-19 infection was diagnosed on 24 January. The cases in the 26 infected OIC members in Asia account for 85.3% of the total OIC confirmed cases. Meanwhile, the 27 African OIC nations have 14.12% of the OIC's total COVID-19 infections, whereas the two South American members (Guyana and Suriname) have 0.2% and the only European member (Albania) has 0.37% of all COVID-19 patients in OIC countries.
The share of COVID-19 cases in the OIC member countries of the global figure reached 11.12% on 15 October. While Iran has the largest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases (517,835), Bangladesh has the largest number of active cases (79,722) among the OIC nations. Iran had OIC's largest number of COVID-19 single-day infections on 15 October and 8 other members reported over one thousand new cases each on the same day.
The recovery rate from the COVID-19 outbreak in the OIC member countries stood at 84.39% after 43 of them reported that 25,656 of their patients had recovered on 15 October. This brought the total OIC recoveries to 3,673,919 since the start of the pandemic. While Djibouti has the highest recovery rate of 98.62% among all OIC countries, Tunisia has the lowest recovery rate of 14.46%. A total of 18 OIC nations recorded more COVID-19 recoveries than new infections and 21 of them had over 90% recovery rates on the same day.
Speaking of the COVID-19 deaths toll in the OIC member countries, it reached 105,618 after 30 of them confirmed the passing away of 705 patients on 15 October. The pandemic's fatality rate in the infected OIC nations stood at 2.43%, which is relatively better than the global fatality rate of 2.82% on the same day. With 256 patients reportedly passed away, Iran had the largest number of deaths among the OIC nations, followed by Indonesia which reported 112 deaths on 15 October.
Note: Turkmenistan is the only OIC member country with no cases of Covid-19