Spread of the corona virus in EswatiniCurrent incidence in the week ending 09/24/2022: 0.4 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until September 24th, 2022, a total of 73,379 infected people and 1,422 deaths have been reported in Eswatini.
The total of 73,379 infected people currently represents 6.3% of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding September 24th, 2022, was 5, for a 7-day incidence of 0.4 cases per 100,000 population. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, this results in a mortality rate of about 1.9 percent in Eswatini.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 773,579 vaccine doses have been administered as of September 11th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. 492,162 people have received at least one vaccination (42.4%). The booster vaccination was received by 147,518 people (12.7%).
490,673 of these are considered fully vaccinated in Eswatini (= 42.3%).
Thus, Eswatini belongrather to the lower midfield in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 155 countries.
Due to the current corona pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infected and dead people by country can be found on our Covid19 virus topic page.
Weight and size
|Body height||169 cm||159 cm|
|Weight||69.8 kg||73.3 kg|
|HIV / Aids||1.49%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a three times combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Eswatini, 9.2% of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
10 percent of newborns are underweight.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Eswatini is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 2.1 hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 93 physicians in Eswatini, there are about 0.08 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1000 inhabitants and in the EU even 3.57.
Through medical care, the mortality rate of major known diseases can be reduced as far as possible. For example, only about 35 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.