Infection Detection Ratio

This table lists the Infection Detection Ratio for different countries.

he Infection Detection Ratio is the ratio of the number of detected infections divided by the number of actual infections. It ranges from 0 to 1. The method to calculate it is described in this paper.

Typically if the IDR for a country is low then there is not much testing being done in that country. Given that

Rank Country IDR R
1 Yemen 3% 0.92
2 Peru 7% 0.98
3 Mexico 7% 1.08
4 Sudan 8% 0.22
5 Syria 8% 1.2
6 Egypt 11% 0.86
7 Taiwan* 12% 0.69
8 Somalia 12% 0.79
9 Afghanistan 12% 1.41
10 Ecuador 13% 1.11