Infections by country
As of 29 May 2020, the countries with the highest number of registered cases are India (354,065 cases), Bangladesh (98,489), Indonesia (41,431), Nepal (7,177) and Thailand (3,135). However, in terms of population, the countries with the highest number of infections are the Maldives (658 cases per 100,000 population), Bangladesh (63), India (27), Nepal (24), and Indonesia (16).
The countries with the lowest number of infections to date are Timor Leste (24), Bhutan (67), Myanmar (262), Sri Lanka (1,924) and Maldives (2,094). Again, looking at the number of infections per 100,000 population, the countries least affected by the pandemic to date would be Myanmar (0.44), Timor Leste (1.9), Thailand (4.6), Sri Lanka (8.6) and Bhutan (8.9).
Deaths due to Covid-19
In terms of the lethality of the disease caused by the virus, the countries that have recorded the highest number of deaths to date are India (11,903), Indonesia (2,276), Bangladesh (1,305), Thailand (58) and Nepal (20). Taking into account the number of inhabitants in each country, the countries where the virus has shown the highest lethality are Maldives (2.51 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants), India (0.93), Indonesia (0.88), Bangladesh (0.83) and Thailand (0.08).
The countries that have fortunately recorded the lowest number of deaths are Timor Leste (0 deaths), Bhutan (0), Myanmar (6), Maldives (8) and Sri Lanka (11). Taking into account the number of inhabitants in each country, the countries with the lowest number of deaths caused by the virus are Timor Leste (0 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants), Bhutan (0), Myanmar (0.01), Sri Lanka (0.04), Nepal (0.06) and Thailand (0.08).