Covid-19 Spreads Around the World

A Timeline

The 2019 outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19)was first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan China
As of May 1, 2020, there wer3,270,000 cases and 234,000 deaths.
The virus is highly contagious, and requires hospitalization of around 20% of those who get it, and results in death in between 1-3% of the cases. It has resulted in the greatest halt in business around the world since World War II, and the fastest rise in unemployment in modern times.

 

Here is a timeline of events that have taken place

 

December 31, 2019, China reports many cases of pneumonia from an unknown source.
January 7, 2020 Outbreak defined as a new coronavirus- Designated COVID-19
January 11, 2020, China reports first death
January 20, 2020, WHO reports first cases outside of China in Thailand, Japan, and South Korea
January 21-2020 US announces its first confirmed case a 30-year-old from Washington State
January 23, 2020, China puts Wuhan with its 11 million people under quarantine
January 30, 2020, WHO declares a global health emergency
January 31, 2020, US bans entry to foreign national who traveled to China
February 2, 2020, First death outside China
February 4, 2020, Diamond Princess cruise ship is quarantined in Yokohoma- 3,700 people on board
February 9, 2020 Death Toll exceeds SARS outbreak when it reaches 811 in China
February 14,2020First case in Egypt and the first death in France
February 19, 2020, Iran Reports two cases and two deaths
February 20, 2020, South Korea reports 104 cases and the first death
February 24, 2020 Cases Begin to Spike in Italy with six deaths- Stocks begin one of many drops

Febriuary 25, 2020 "community spread" and "significant disruption" coming soon.

 


February 26, 2020, California reports its first case with no known source. President Trump: "When you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that's a pretty good job we've done."
February 29, 2020, the US stops people coming from Iran recommends not traveling to Italy and; South Korea. First US death in Washington state
March 6, 2020, Trump signs $8.3Billion stimulus as major conference including SXSW are canceled
March 8, 2020, Italy locks down the Lombardy region housing 16 million people, and US cases top 500
March 10, 2020, Italy Expands the lockdown to include the whole country, while Iran numbers spike to over 8,000
March 11, 2020 Outbreak defined as a pandemic, NBA cancel season Tom Hanks announces that he and his wife COVID 19- President Trump bans travel from Europe
March 12, 2020, NHL announces pause in season Italian death toll passes 1,000
March 13, 2020, President Trump declares and national state of emergency

March 14, 2020, Spain cases spike to, 3,800 and the country enters a lockdown

March 15, 2020, Italian death toll passes 1,800 US cases pass 3,000. Widespread US school closings
March 16, 2020, Canada closes its borders, Italian cases rise to 28,000 while the death toll rises to 2,158. San Francisco tells everyone to stay home. France restricts movement while President Trump announces CDC guidelines.

March 18, 2020, Canada and US close border, Belgium announces a lockdown. President Trump signs coronavirus aid bill to provide free testing and paid leave
March 19, Canada Reports no new cases from domestic sources. Australia and New Zealand close their borders. Italy passes China with the most deaths. US State Department issues a do not travel warning to all American citizens. California issues a stay at home order

March 20, 2020 death toll in Spain cases 1,000 as the US Mexican border is closed. NYC becomes the epicenter of crisis as cases exceed 5000, and deaths March 29 21 Jordan order a nationwide curfew. New York State numbers pass 10,000. New Jersey issues a state at home order
March 22, 2020 Global cases pass 3000,000 with 13,000 deaths. Senator Rand Paul tests positive. Ohio and Louisiana governors issue stay at home orders

March 24- Tokyo Olympic delayed by one year. President Trump states the US will go back to work by Easter.

March 29 2020 President Trump announces that return to work will not start until end of April, expect 200,000 deaths

April 2, Cases pass 1 million in the world

April 3, Economic impact of virus is estimated at between 2- 4 Trillioin dollars

April 6 Estaimates that 90% of children throughout the world are effected by school closings. Prime Minister of Great Britain is admitted to Intensive care

April 24- Georgia reopens all of its retail sector

April 28 US cases surpass 1 Million

May 8, 2020 US Unemployament rate reached 14.7% the hightest number since the Great Depression. The US lost 20.5 million jobs in April.

May 11, 2020- Deaths in the US pass 80,000

Cases in the US

3/1: 89
3/2: 105
3/3: 125
3/4: 159
3/5: 227
3/6: 331
3/7: 444
3/8: 564
3/9: 728
3/10: 1000
3/11: 1267
3/12: 1645
3/13: 2204
3/14: 2826
3/15: 3505
3/16: 4466
3/17: 6135
3/18: 8760
3/19: 13229
3/20: 18763
3/21: 25740
3/22: 34276
3/23: 42663
3/24: 52976
3/25: 65,273
3/26 82,135
3/27/ 101,295
3/28 121,176
3/29 139,773
3/30 160,718
4/6 357,036
4/7 398,185
4/8 429,052
4/10 499,252
4/13 557,590
4/18 582,594
4/20 759,786
4/22 825,306
4/25 903,764
5/1 1,079,943
5/6 1,215,613
5/13 1,384,424

 

 

 

 

 

Deaths in the US

3/1: 2
3/2: 6
3/3: 9
3/4: 11
3/5: 12
3/6: 17
3/7: 19
3/8: 21
3/9: 26
3/10: 31
3/11: 38
3/12: 41
3/13: 49
3/14: 58
3/15: 65
3/16: 87
3/17: 111
3/18: 149
3/19: 195
3/20: 263
3/21: 323
3/22: 413
3/23: 541
3/24: 704
3/25: 938
3/26: 1,195
3/27: 1,588
3/28: 2,043
3/30 3,002
4/7 12,844
4/8 14,695
4/10 18,637
4/11 20,604
4/12 22,073
4/14 23649
4/20/ 40,683
4/22 45,075
4/25 51,685
5/1 63,615
5/6 72,229
83,557