Spread of COVID-19 in GabonSince the beginning of the pandemic until January 26th, 2023, a total of 48,980 infected people and 306 deaths have been reported in Gabon.
The total of 48,980 infected people currently represents 2.2 percent of the total population.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 572,672 vaccine doses have been administered as of November 27th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 311,040 people who have received at least one vaccination (14.0 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 2,589 people (0.1 percent).
257,378 of these are considered fully vaccinated in Gabon (= 11.6 percent).
This means that Gabon is one of the countries with the worst vaccination coverage in the world.The vaccination rate is higher in 220 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||170 cm||160 cm|
|Weight||69.4 kg||67.6 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.12%||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.
The number of underweight newborns is 14 percent.
Medical suppliesThe medical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Gabon is above average and also exceeds the average achieved in the EU countries. The country provides 6.3 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 845 physicians in Gabon, there are about 0.36 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 21 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.