It certainly feels like everyone in the world is being affected by Coronavirus right now but there are actually several countries that are Coronavirus/Covid-19 free.
While 150 Countries have confirmed Coronavirus cases affecting businesses, citizens and the local government, there are island and inland countries have only had negative test reports.
Countries Unaffected By Coronavirus
Notice the surprising number of inland countries that share borders with ‘Coronavirus-affected neighbors’.
Their lack of Coronavirus cases is likely due to lack of regular travel to the country – Not necessarily how effective border controls have been. Although, we don’t want to take away from their efforts.
- Cape Verde
- Central African Republic
- D. P. R. of Korea
- El Salvador
- Federated States of Micronesia
- Kyrgyz Republic
- Papua New Guinea
- R. B. de Venezuela
- Republic of Yemen
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- Sierra Leone
- São Tomé and Príncipe
- The Gambia
- Western Sahara
How This Affects Your Future Events
When borders begin to slowly open up, contingent on a decline in Coronavirus cases, countries on this list should be higher on your list of potential Incentive Travel destinations (minus D.P.R.K.), as they can currently tout a clean record. (Belize, Mauritius, St. Kitts, St Lucia, etc.)
After all, as long as some of these unaffected countries allow your group to travel there (in the future), your Leadership will have a greater comfort level with the Incentive Trip as a whole.
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Jeremy Sweat is the Sales and Marketing Director at J.Shay Event Solutions. When he’s not working, he enjoys traveling with his wife, scuba diving, and triathlon training.