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
21 Peru 17% 0.52
22 Chad 18% 0.88
23 Guatemala 18% 0.84
24 South Africa 18% 1.3
25 North Macedonia 18% 0.63
26 Greece 19% 0.95
27 Malawi 19% 0.84
28 Iran 20% 0.92
29 Slovakia 20% 0.86
30 El Salvador 20% 1.13