Places where coronavirus hasn't reached

Remoteness no guarantee
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Remoteness no guarantee

If you think that remoteness can keep the coronavirus away, think again. Cases have been reported from Papua New Guinea and Fiji. French Polynesia in the Pacific has more than 30 confirmed cases, according to a report. Guam, which is a US territory, is one of the worst hit among the Pacific islands with some reports pegging confirmed cases at more than 50.

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Emergency measures
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Emergency measures

These islands are using emergency measures like lockdown, travel ban to check the spread of coronavirus.

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Not yet affected
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Not yet affected

Islands like Palau in the Pacific haven't reported any coronavirus cases so far. These islands like Solomon Islands, Tonga among many others are using emeregncy measures to keep the virus away from their shores.

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A nightmare
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A nightmare

The economies of these Pacific islands depend highly on tourism. With travel ban in place and no new tourists, these countries are staring at a bleak economic prospects and may need a bail out.

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Misreporting cases
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Misreporting cases

Countries like North Korea have reported zero cases. But it's reporting standards are highly doubtful. Moreover, its proximity to China and heavy dependence on it makes it vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Antarctica
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Antarctica

Antarctica remains the only continent in the world where the coronavirus hasn't arrived so far. Several countries have research stations in the remote continent.

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