Spread of COVID-19 in GuineaSince the beginning of the pandemic until January 28th, 2023, a total of 38,224 infected people and 467 deaths have been reported in Guinea.
The total of 38,224 infected people currently represents 0.29 percent of the total population.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 8.75 million vaccine doses have been administered as of December 4th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 6.09 million people who have received at least one vaccination (46.4 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 223,977 people (1.7 percent).
3.29 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in Guinea (= 25.1 percent).
This means that Guinea is one of the countries with the worst vaccination coverage in the world.The vaccination rate is higher in 199 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||159 cm|
|Weight||64.7 kg||58.8 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.08%||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.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Guinea is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 0.3 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 1,070 physicians in Guinea, there are about 0.08 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.