Spread of COVID-19 in Cape VerdeCurrent incidence in the week ending 01/26/2023: 0.2 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until January 26th, 2023, a total of 63,224 infected people and 412 deaths have been reported in Cape Verde.
The total of 63,224 infected people currently represents 11.37 percent of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding January 26th, 2023, was 1, for a 7-day incidence of 0.2 cases per 100,000 population. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, this results in a mortality rate of about 0.7 percent in Cape Verde.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 859,940 vaccine doses have been administered as of September 25th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 356,734 people who have received at least one vaccination (64.2 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 749 people (0.1 percent).
308,720 of these are considered fully vaccinated in Cape Verde (= 55.5 percent).
This means that Cape Verde is only in the middle of the field in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 131 countries.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infections and deaths by country can be found on our COVID-19 virus topic page.
Weight and size
|Body height||175 cm||162 cm|
|Weight||72.4 kg||66.8 kg|
|Cape Verde||Ø worldwide|
|HIV / Aids||0.04%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
|Cape Verde||Ø worldwide|
* 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 Cape Verde, 11.4 percent of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Cape Verde is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 2.1 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 452 physicians in Cape Verde, there are about 0.77 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.
Due to the low level of care, the mortality of major known diseases can only be reduced in comparatively few cases. According to current information, about 17 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) still die.