Spread of the corona virus in SenegalCurrent incidence in the week ending 09/25/2022: 0.4 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until September 25th, 2022, a total of 88,324 infected people and 1,968 deaths have been reported in Senegal.
The total of 88,324 infected people currently represents 0.53% of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding September 25th, 2022, was 65, 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 2.2 percent in Senegal.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 2.15 million vaccine doses have been administered as of September 11th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. 1.48 million people have received at least one vaccination (8.8%). The booster vaccination was received by 17,060 people (0.1%).
1.10 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in Senegal (= 6.6%).
This means that Senegal is one of the countries with the worst vaccination coverage in the world.The vaccination rate is higher in 219 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||175 cm||164 cm|
|Weight||67.0 kg||64.5 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.02%||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 Senegal, 6.9% of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
18 percent of newborns are underweight.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Senegal is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 0.3 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 1,190 physicians in Senegal, there are about 0.07 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 20 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.