One of the World’s Poorest Countries Has One of the World’s Lowest COVID Death Rates

May 4, 2021

(NPR) – Haiti has one of the lowest death rates from COVID-19 in the world.  As of the end of April, only 254 deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in Haiti over the course of the entire pandemic. The Caribbean nation, which often struggles with infectious diseases, has a COVID-19 death rate of just 22 per million. In the U.S. the COVID-19 death rate is 1,800 per million, and in parts of Europe. the fatality rate is approaching 3,000 deaths per million.