CRISIS TRACKER TIMELINE: DECEMBER, 2019 – FEBRUARY, 2020

 

 

 

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 TIMELINE

DECEMBER, 2019

  • 12/31/19 – Wuhan China reports first Corona virus cases

JANUARY, 2020

  • 01/11/20 – 1st known death 61 year old man in Wuhan
  • 01/20/20 – first confirmed cases outside of China confirmed in Japan, S. Korea and Thailand by the WHO
  • 01/21/20 – first confirmed case in the U.S. in Washington State
  • 01/23/20 – Wuhan city with 11 million people was cut off by Chinese authorities. 17 had died and 570 infected
  • 01/24/20 – Shanghai Disneyland shut down.  Great Wall of China closed
  • 01/30/20 – W.H.O declared global health emergency
  • 01/31/20 – Trump restricts travel from China.  213 had died, 9,800 infected.  Russia, Sweden, UK confirm cases

FEBRUARY, 2020

  • 02/02/20 – first reported death outside of China reported in Thailand.  360 had died
  • 02/05/20 – Diamond Princess cruise ship with 3,600 passengers in Japan quarantined
  • 02/07/20 – Hong Kong introduces prison sentences for anyone breaching quarantine rules
  • 02/10/20 – 908 died, 40,171 infected.  Surpasses SARS death toll
  • 02/14/20 – France first death in Paris.  W.H.O names the virus “COVID-19”,  1,016 had died
  • 02/17/20 – China bans eating wildlife, the likely source of the outbreak
  • 02/18/20 – China daily infection figure drops below 2,000 for the first time since January.  72,436 infected worldwide
  • 02/21/20 – Virus appears in Iran and 2 die that day.  76,000 infected
  • 02/22/20 – S. Korea sees largest single day spike with 229 new cases
  • 02/23/20 – Italy sees major surge and officials lock down towns
  • 02/24/20 – Trump asks for $1.25 billion to prepare the U.S.  35 infected in the U.S.
  • 02/27/20 – MONTAG posts blog CORONAVIRUS IMPACT ON THE MARKETS by Brendan Wagner
  • 02/28/20 – Italy, 800 infected.  Africa sees first case
  • 02/29/20 – U.S. first death. 87,000 infected worldwide.  S. Korea sees highest daily number reported of 813 infected

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