How Does Amount of COVID-19 Testing in Croatia Compare Globally?

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April 6, 2020 – How does the amount of COVID-19 testing in Croatia compare with the rest of the world? A look at the numbers via the data of

The response to the coronavirus pandemic has elicited very different responses from a number of countries. The lockdown in China has proved extremely effective, whereas the more relaxed approach of Sweden is perhaps the most controversial strategy for a country trying to fight corona without major disruption to the economy. As we are living in a great unknown, far be it for me to judge who has the right or best approach, certainly at this stage. 

One topic which is discussed at length is testing. Is there enough testing, and how many tests have been conducted in a given country. 

As one has come to expect form the fantastic website, there is a column of global data for that. Actually two, total tests and number of tests per 1 million population. So where does Croatia sit in all this?

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President Trump no doubt likes this chart, with the United States the clear leader in the number of tests conducted (which will, of course, be a large contributing factor to the large number of confirmed cases in the US). At almost 1.8 million tests, this is almost twice as many as the next country, Germany.  

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He is probably less likely to talk about this chart, which puts the 5,355 tests per million population in the States at number 41 out of the 208 countries being tracked. 

And Croatia? There is concern at the last of COVID-19 testing in Croatia in some quarters. 

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According to the data provided, 10,874 tests have now been conducted in Croatia, which places Croatia 63rd in the table of tests conducted. 

Croatia is, of course, a small country, and it jumps 10 places to 53 in the table of number of tests per 1 million people – 2,649. 

The website has now added a dedicated page for Croatia, where you can see more detailed data about the current situation here.  

For the latest on the coronavirus crisis in Croatia, check out the dedicated TCN section


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