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November 9: COVID-19 Testing Rate by Country
A breakdown of the number of COVID-19 tests performed by 11 countries worldwide.
Published: October 2020
COVID-19 Testing Rate by Country
The World Health Organization sent a clear message to all countries in mid-March: test, test, and test. The more tests that are conducted, the easier it becomes to track the spread of the virus and reduce transmission. Countries around the world are making widespread testing a key part of their plans.
The rate of testing for select countries as of October 30, 2020:
Country Tests Performed (per million population, rounded)
Saudi Arabia 227,000
Bonus: The U.S. has conducted over 141 million COVID-19 tests in total.
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