Spread of COVID-19 in SudanSince the beginning of the pandemic until January 30th, 2023, a total of 63,736 infected people and 5,001 deaths have been reported in Sudan.
The total of 63,736 infected people currently represents 0.15 percent of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding January 30th, 2023, was 7, for a 7-day incidence of 0.0 cases per 100,000 population. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, this results in a mortality rate of about 7.8 percent in Sudan.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 13.71 million vaccine doses have been administered as of December 12th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 10.50 million people who have received at least one vaccination (24.0 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 922,458 people (2.1 percent).
8.30 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in Sudan (= 18.9 percent).
This means that Sudan is one of the countries with the worst vaccination coverage in the world.The vaccination rate is higher in 209 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||171 cm||160 cm|
|Weight||67.8 kg||66.3 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.01%||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 Sudan is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 0.7 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 18,700 physicians in Sudan, there are about 0.41 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 23 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.