Spread of COVID-19 in BurundiSince the beginning of the pandemic until June 7th, 2023, a total of 53,762 infected people and 15 deaths have been reported in Burundi.
The total of 53,762 infected people currently represents 0.45 percent of the total population.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 39,182 vaccine doses have been administered as of May 14th, 2023. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 36,909 people who have received at least one vaccination (0.3 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 314 people (zero percent).
36,321 of these are considered fully vaccinated in Burundi (= 0.3 percent).
This means that Burundi is one of the countries with the worst vaccination coverage in the world.The vaccination rate is higher in 227 countries.
Weight and size
|Body height||167 cm||155 cm|
|Weight||60.5 kg||51.5 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.01%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Burundi, 11.8 percent of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Burundi is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 0.8 hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 628 physicians in Burundi, there are about 0.05 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1,000 inhabitants and in the EU is 3.57.
Through medical care, the mortality rate of major known diseases can be reduced as far as possible. For example, only about 25 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.