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Research papers published covid-19 during 1989-2020 and cited at least 100 times. It is founded that 72 countries contributed a total 1000 highly cited research publications and received 227766 Citations (Average Citation Per Articles is 227.766 and Cited References 51830). United States of America (USA) topped in the table with highest citations (86603) for 432 publications followed by China with 83829 citations for 280 Publications, United Kingdom (UK) with 29372 citations for 122 publications. It is also important to note that the top 8 countries have more than 10,000 citations that include Netherlands, Germany, Canada, France, and Saudi Arabia. India stands in the list with 500 citations. University Hong Kong has the most citations (28278) followed by Chinese Academy of Sciences with 14513 GCS, Huazhong University of Science & Technology with 12294 Citations and Wuhan University with 10392 citations. LANCET’ is the journal which has got the maximum citations of 22221 (41 records) out of the total 249 Journals followed by ‘Journal of Virology’ with 22039 citations (139 records) ‘NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE’ with 21213 citations, ‘PNAS’ with 11216. The prominent journals ‘Nature’ and ‘Science’ share the table with 9639 & 9613 citations respectively. It will surprise few recently published (Feb 2020, April 2020, March 2020) that methods papers lead the list of the most cited scientific papers. “The Huang CL, Wang YM, Li XW, Ren LL, Zhao JP, et al.,” leads with 3915 Citations (Huang CL, Wang YM, Li XW, Ren LL, Zhao JP, et al. Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China. LANCET. 2020 FEB 15; 395 (10223): 497-506). Notably, Institutes from China dominating in top 10 list, University Hong Kong has the most citations (28278) followed by Chinese Academy of Sciences with 14513 Citations.