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Executive Summary

  • In this weekly article we compile a chartpack of all the most recent data on the spread of COVID-19 across major developed and emerging nations.
  • We also compile data on the efforts by nations worldwide to vaccinate their populations, with information on those nations most advanced in their vaccination programmes, those emerging markets lagging behind, and those countries that have launched third shot booster programmes.
  • The chartpack includes data from 26 major economies.
  • Correction: Last week's tracker showed incorrect numbers for Chinese cases and fatalities due to data error. This has been rectified in this week's issue. N.b. Hong Kong numbers included in Chinese figures.

Full article PDF attached below:

MNI POLITICAL RISK ANALYSIS – Weekly COVID Tracker – 16 March.pdf

Table 1. COVID Data Table

Source: JHU, OurWordlInData, MNI. N.b Data correct as of 15 Mar. Some countries not included due to lack of up-to-date data. Colour key: ‘New cases in past week’ and ‘Fatalities in Past Week’: Red if higher than previous week’s total, green if lower, yellow if equal to

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