- Korea used to be one of “the top countries infected with covid-19 cases” in the initial months of this pandemic
- They IMMEDIATELY responded in extreme ways that controlled the virus like no other country which “flattened” the curve better than any other (many articles point to their success down below in the header “Articles highlighting Korea’s Pandemic Fighting Success“)
If you’ve been paying attention to the numbers for the recent pandemic, Korea, Italy and Iran (had in Korea’s case) had some of the worst statistics for Covid-19 after the initial outbreak started in China. Unfortunately for Italy and even Iran, the cases still mark them as two of the worst hit countries from this virus to this day. However, Korea has steadily fallen to the lower ranks for both cases and deaths and even better, deaths per million population.
Before you see the numbers in each country, check out what it costs to take care of one person in Korea for 19 days of hospital stay and to get them back to “healthy”: