Document Type : Original Article

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no. 600 new extention, karu abuja

10.51757/IJEHS.3.6.2022.251435

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Background and Objective: From its identification in China to date COVID-19 has continuously affect the globe in many ways. There is therefore the need to keep a steady evaluation on the effect of the virus around the globe. The aim of this study is to carry out a Cumulative evaluation of demography and distribution of COVID-19 around the globe: An update report of COVID-19 until 17th February, 2022.

Material and Method: Data from one hundred and fifty one (151) countries and regions of the world weregotten from United Nations Geoscheme. Results were collated and subsequently compared to the values obtained for USA.

Result: American continent has lesser incidence value but same mortality value when compared to value for USA. With the exception of few countries like UK and Netherland, Most European and Asian countries have same cumulative incidence and mortality value when compared to that of USA. African continent has a very low incidence and mortality value when compared to the USA.

Conclusion: The development of the Omicron variant seems to have complicated approach and understanding of COVID-19. This as lead to sustained effect of the virus around the world. Africa on the other hand is no relatively affected by all variant of the virus. There is therefore the need for the rest of the globe to further investigate the reason for this 'African exemption' and possibly understand its implication with regards to prospective immunity.

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