Countries & Territories with NO Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 for Shutting Down Borders&Ports Ahead

Countries Quick to respond a lockdown to Growing Outbreak turned Pandemic

As of 28 March 2020, these Territories have not confirmed any cases of COVID-19. Below is a list of these countries, in order of greatest population.



WHO: Yemen is free of coronavirus

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Yemen said yesterday that the country has no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

The WHO office in Yemen wrote on Twitter that in coordination with the Ministry of Health it has supported the establishment of a quarantine facility in the city of Aden to ensure “preparedness and response in the event a case is confirmed.”

Source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20200326-who-yemen-is-free-of-coronavirus/


Malawi, A Country with NO Coronavirus Case

As coronavirus infections in most countries worldwide continues to soar by the thousands daily, there has not been any confirmed Covid-19 case in Malawi so far. Despite this the country’s president Peter Mutharika declared coronavirus a national disaster as a measure to prevent cases of the virus in the country.

At the moment, all schools, colleges, both private and public universities have been closed since Monday (Mar. 23).

The country’s government is restricting public gatherings to less than 100 people. This restriction applies to all gatherings including weddings, funerals, church, congregations, rallies and government meetings. The national security has been ordered into action to enforce these restrictions.


There aren’t any registered coronavirus cases in Malawi yet according to the health ministry which is believed to be checking temperatures of everyone coming through its land borders and airports.


Source: https://qz.com/africa/1824465/coronavirus-malawi-with-no-cases-declares-national-disaster/


Coronavirus: No case of coronavirus recorded in Burundi, says Health ministry

In a new communiqué issued Wednesday, the Burundi ministry of Public health has reaffirmed that the country has so far not recorded any case of coronavirus and reassures about the availability of products, including laboratories to diagnose the virus hitting neighboring countries and elsewhere in the world


Source: https://www.panapress.com/Coronavirus-No-case-of-coronavir-a_630634259-lang2.html


Tajikistan Blocks Entry of Citizens From 35 Countries Over Coronavirus Fears

To date, Central Asia has no confirmed cases of the virus but the region’s countries are certainly concerned.

As of early March, there were no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, dubbed COVID-19, in Central Asia. The countries of the region have taken various steps to prevent the entrance of the virus, with Tajikistan this week banning the citizens of 35 countries from entry and Uzbekistan closing its border with Afghanistan.

Source: https://thediplomat.com/2020/03/tajikistan-blocks-entry-of-citizens-from-35-countries-over-coronavirus-fears/


How coronavirus-free Sierra Leone has learned from Ebola

Sierra Leone is one of those few countries where no coronavirus cases have been confirmed as of March 23, 2020.

As a country which had borne the brunt of the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak with 14,124 infections and 3,956 confirmed deaths, Sierra Leone has taken no chances since the new coronavirus pandemic started spreading through Western Africa.


Before the coronavirus outbreak, Sierra Leone was one of the two countries in Africa with facilities to test for the virus: a P3-Lab built by the Chinese during the Ebola outbreak.


Source: https://english.alarabiya.net/en/features/2020/03/24/How-coronavirus-free-Sierra-Leone-has-learned-from-Ebola


No coronavirus cases officially registered in Turkmenistan

No cases of the coronavirus have been officially registered in Turkmenistan,

According to a report from the French embassy in Ashgabat, since February 23 Turkmenistan has been refusing entry to citizens of countries with cases of the coronavirus. There are no exceptions, not even for the holders of valid visas.

On March 5, the Foreign Ministry briefed foreign diplomats and representatives of international organizations on steps taken by the Turkmen authorities to prevent the virus reaching the country.


Source: https://akipress.com/news:636874:No_coronavirus_cases_officially_registered_in_Turkmenistan/


Botswana, with No COVID-19 Cases, Closes Borders After Death in Zimbabwe

Botswana, one of the few countries in Africa without a confirmed case of coronavirus, has moved to secure its borders after neighboring Zimbabwe recorded its first coronavirus-related death on Monday. Soldiers will be watching border crossings, but authorities say Zimbabweans who use unauthorized entry points present a real challenge.

Botswana’s government announced Tuesday it was closing all border crossing points with immediate effect.


Source: https://www.voanews.com/science-health/coronavirus-outbreak/botswana-no-covid-19-cases-closes-borders-after-death-zimbabwe


There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lesotho

There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lesotho. However the Lesotho authorities have introduced a number of precautionary measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic.


Source: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/lesotho/coronavirus


Africa's coronavirus-free nations: 1. Sao Tome and Principe 2. Comoros 3. Lesotho 4. South Sudan 5. Burundi 6. Sierra Leone 7. Malawi 8. Botswana

There are eight African countries that have not recorded a case of coronavirus as at middayGMTof Sunday March 25.


Source: https://www.africanews.com/2020/03/25/africa-s-coronavirus-free-dozen/


The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu which has no confirmed cases

The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu which has no confirmed cases of coronavirus is set to ban travel to and from any country with more than 100 cases of COVID-19, as it prepares to go to the polls for a general election on Thursday.

The new restriction would include a ban on travel from regional heavyweight Australia, which has nearly 500 coronavirus cases, an official from Vanuatu's National Novel Coronavirus Taskforce told Reuters.


Source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2020-03-18/vanuatu-to-impose-coronavirus-travel-restrictions-ahead-of-election


Coronavirus: Kiribati blocks Chinese travellers

The Kiribati government has placed all visa applications from China on hold in an effort to stave off the coronavirus.

Kiribati is the latest Pacific country to impose entry requirements to stop the spread off the virus.

There are no Confirmed Cases of COVID19 in Kiribati since the Outbreak in Wuhan until now March25,2020


Source: https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/408618/coronavirus-kiribati-blocks-chinese-travellers


Tonga negative for coronavirus

March 11, 2020 - 18:34

Tonga does not have any cases of coronavirus COVID-19 the Vaiola Hospital confirmed this evening. A doctor said that the second test on a person with pneumonia that was sent to New Zealand on Saturday had returned a negative result today.

The country is already on a lockdown since the last Reports and there is no more means of entry of carriers of COVID19 virus.


Source: https://matangitonga.to/2020/03/11/tonga-negative-coronavirus


WHO: No outbreaks in Marshall Islands

WHO: No outbreaks, from this country have been posted to Disease Outbreak News recently.


Source: https://www.who.int/csr/don/archive/country/mhl/en/


There are still NO confirmed cased of Covid- 19 in Palau.

March 16-25, 2020:According to anew press release of the Ministry of Health in Palau, there are still NO confirmed cased of Covid- 19 in Palau. Palau Dive Adventures is operating as “normal” Source: https://palaudiveadventures.com/coronavirus-palau/


Vulnerable Pacific Islands "lock down" against coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to test health care systems of some of the world's wealthiest nations, vulnerable Pacific island countries are closing their borders and preparing themselves for potential outbreaks in the region.

Countries such as the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands have sealed their borders completely. Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Vanuatu and Tuvalu have all declared states of emergency, even though most have not recorded any confirmed cases of the virus.

Source: https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2020/03/1c2e2391ccbb-focus-vulnerable-pacific-islands-lock-down-against-coronavirus.html


list of countries and territories with no confirmed cases of COVID-19 (as of 25 March 2020), in order of greatest population.


Countries Quick to respond a lockdown to Growing Outbreak turned Pandemic

As of 25 March 2020, these Territories have not confirmed any cases of COVID-19. Below is a list of these countries, in order of greatest population.



Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019%E2%80%9320_coronavirus_pandemic_by_country_and_territory#Entities_without_confirmed_cases

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