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NZ currently has one of the highest weekly Covid death rates in the world

According to Our World in Data, NZ currently has the 6th highest weekly Covid death rate (out of 211 countries). Four of the five countries ranked ahead of us have tiny populations (Monaco, Bermuda, Saint Vincent & Iceland).


Weekly deaths (per 1 Million people) JULY 4, 2022

Iceland 70.50

Monaco 50.61

Bermuda 32.21

Taiwan 28.50

Saint Vincent & Grenadines 26.96

New Zealand 18.92

Suriname 16.90

Saint Lucia 16.27

Malta 15.50

Portugal 15.15

Cayman Islands 15.04

Barbados 13.90

Dominica 13.86

Greece 13.21

Botswana 12.93

Australia 12.68

Macao 10.63

Norway 10.43

Luxembourg 9.45

Aruba 9.33

Chile 8.95

Jamaica 8.07

Trinidad and Tobago 7.84

Finland 7.75

Bahamas 7.56

Croatia 7.35

Italy 7.27

United Kingdom 7.20

Brazil 7.01

Denmark 6.71

United States 6.69

Spain 6.67

Germany 6.56

Montenegro 6.37

Guyana 6.33

Guatemala 6.14

Ireland 6.02

Panama 5.71

Israel 5.40

Austria 4.98

France 4.75

Sao Tome & Principe 4.48

Paraguay 4.29

Belgium 4.21

Cape Verde 3.56

Cyprus 3.35

Canada 3.23

Peru 3.12

Sweden 3.05

Slovenia 2.89

Latvia 2.68

Lithuania 2.60

Belize 2.47

Russia 2.43

North Macedonia 2.40

Estonia 2.26

Ecuador 2.24

Hungary 2.18

Colombia 1.95

Bulgaria 1.89

Maldives 1.84

Singapore 1.83

Tunisia 1.76

Albania 1.74

Bahrain 1.72

Thailand 1.66

Mauritius 1.57

Namibia 1.54

Netherlands 1.52

Mexico 1.51

Japan 1.51

El Salvador 1.38

Bosnia & Herzegovina 1.23

South Africa 1.20

Lebanon 1.18

Serbia 1.17

Fiji 1.11

Switzerland 1.03

Moldova 0.99

Czechia 0.93

Hong Kong 0.93

Slovakia 0.92

Malaysia 0.92

South Korea 0.90

Argentina 0.85

Eswatini 0.85

Romania 0.84

Philippines 0.76

United Arab Emirates 0.60

Zimbabwe 0.60

Morocco 0.51

Georgia 0.50

Turkey 0.49

Poland 0.48

Bolivia 0.42

Mauritania 0.42

Palestine 0.38

Iraq 0.34

Saudi Arabia 0.26

Iran 0.21

Zambia 0.21

Bangladesh 0.19

Venezuela 0.18

Nicaragua 0.15

India 0.14

Afghanistan 0.13

Indonesia 0.12

Madagascar 0.11

Honduras 0.10

Ghana 0.10

Ethiopia 0.08

Rwanda 0.07

Guinea 0.07

Kenya 0.07

Malawi 0.05

Pakistan 0.05

Sri Lanka 0.05

Democratic Republic of Congo 0.04

Vietnam 0.04

Cameroon 0.04

Sudan 0.02

Algeria 0.00

Andorra 0.00

Angola 0.00

Anguilla 0.00

Antigua and Barbuda 0.00

Armenia 0.00

Azerbaijan 0.00

Belarus 0.00

Benin 0.00

Bhutan 0.00

Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.00

British Virgin Islands 0.00

Brunei 0.00

Burkina Faso 0.00

Burundi 0.00

Cambodia 0.00

Central African Republic 0.00

Chad 0.00

China 0.00

Comoros 0.00

Congo 0.00

Cook Islands 0.00

Costa Rica 0.00

Cote d'Ivoire 0.00

Cuba 0.00

Curacao 0.00

Djibouti 0.00

Dominican Republic 0.00

Egypt 0.00

Equatorial Guinea 0.00

Eritrea 0.00

Faeroe Islands 0.00

French Polynesia 0.00

Gabon 0.00

Gambia 0.00

Gibraltar 0.00

Greenland 0.00

Grenada 0.00

Guinea-Bissau 0.00

Haiti 0.00

Isle of Man 0.00

Jordan 0.00

Kazakhstan 0.00

Kiribati 0.00

Kosovo 0.00

Kuwait 0.00

Kyrgyzstan 0.00

Laos 0.00

Lesotho 0.00

Liberia 0.00

Libya 0.00

Liechtenstein 0.00

Mali 0.00

Mongolia 0.00

Montserrat 0.00

Mozambique 0.00

Myanmar 0.00

Nepal 0.00

New Caledonia 0.00

Niger 0.00

Nigeria 0.00

North Korea 0.00

Oman 0.00

Palau 0.00

Papua New Guinea 0.00

Qatar 0.00

Saint Kitts & Nevis 0.00

Saint Pierre & Miquelon 0.00

Samoa 0.00

San Marino 0.00

Senegal 0.00

Seychelles 0.00

Sierra Leone 0.00

Solomon Islands 0.00

Somalia 0.00

South Sudan 0.00

Syria 0.00

Tajikistan 0.00

Tanzania 0.00

Timor 0.00

Togo 0.00

Tonga 0.00

Turks & Caicos Islands 0.00

Uganda 0.00

Ukraine 0.00

Uruguay 0.00

Uzbekistan 0.00

Vanuatu 0.00

Wallis & Futuna 0.00

Yemen 0.00


Sources:

https://ourworldindata.org/covid-deaths