Spread of the corona virus in SomaliaSince the beginning of the pandemic until October 3rd, 2022, a total of 27,207 infected people and 1,361 deaths have been reported in Somalia.
The total of 27,207 infected people currently represents 0.17% of the total population.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 5.66 million vaccine doses have been administered as of September 27th, 2022. 4.66 million people have received at least one vaccination (29.3%).
3.46 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in Somalia (= 21.8%).
This means that Somalia is one of the countries with the worst vaccination coverage in the world.The vaccination rate is higher in 198 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||170 cm||159 cm|
|Weight||65.3 kg||60.4 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.00%||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.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Somalia is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 0.9 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 375 physicians in Somalia, there are about 0.02 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 30 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.