As the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in all infected countries around the world exceeded 45 million(45,293,871), the share of OIC member countries in this figure was 10.69% on 29 October. A total of 39,697 new infections were reported by 45 OIC nations, bringing total OIC COVID-19 cases to 4,842,225 since the start of the novel coronavirus outbreak in January. With 8,293 newly confirmed patients, Iran had the largest number of COVID-19 infections among all OIC countries on the same day.
Another nine OIC countries reported more than one thousand new COVID-19 infections each on 29 October. These are Morocco (4,320), Iraq (3,804), Indonesia (3,565), Jordan (3,443), Turkey (2,319), Lebanon (1,933), Bangladesh (1,681), the UAE (1,312) and Azerbaijan (1,015). However, 11 of the OIC nations did not report COVID-19 infections and 16 of them had less than 100 new cases on the same day. Iran had the largest number of active cases (90,230) among all OIC countries on the same day.
Thirty-nine OIC member countries reported that 28,066 of their COVID-19 patients had recovered on 29 October bringing the total OIC recoveries to 4,041,719 in all infected members since the start of the pandemic. This represents an 83.47% recovery rate which is relatively higher than the global recovery rate of 72.73% as of the same day. Of all infected OIC nations 22 have over 90% recovery rates while 18 of them had more COVID-19 recoveries than new infections on 29 October. Iran had the largest number of single-day recoveries among all OIC members.
The fatality rate of COVID-19 in the infected OIC member countries was 2.42% on 29 October. A total of 854 patients reportedly passed away in 27 members, bringing the pandemic's death toll to 117,365. While 16 OIC countries have more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, 16 of them have less than 100 fatalities. Iran had the largest number of fatalities (399) among all OIC countries and Yemen had the highest fatality rate of 29.05% on the same day.