Timeline of Coronavirus

Timeline of Coronavirus

1- December 7, 2019: The first case came to surface in city of Wuhan, China. It was thought of as pneumonia.
2- December 31, 2019: China reported a number of pneumonia cases to World Health Organization (WHO).
3– January 7, 2020: First case of Europe emerged in France which was also first case outside China.
4-January 11, 2020: Death of a 61-year-old man in China, first death due to COVID-19.
5– January 12, 2020: China presented corona virus genetic sequence
6– January 13, 2020: COVID-19 case reported in Thailand.
7– January 24, 2020: Corona virus found to be originated from wildlife
8– January 30, 2020: WHO states that COVID-19 is a public health emergency of international concern.
9– February 2, 2020: First death in Philippines which marks the first death outside China.
10– February 11, 2020: The virus was given the name COVID-19 by WHO.
11-February 14, 2020: First case reported in Africa that emerged in Egypt.
12– February 28,2020: Risk assessment level elevated from high to very high by WHO.
13– March 8, 2020: COVID-19 cases reported in 100 countries
14-March 11, 2020: COVID-19 was declared as a pandemic by WHO
15– March 16, 2020: Number of infections of COVID-19 and deaths decrease in China as compared to other countries.
April 2, 2020: COVID-19 cases exceed 1 million.
April 8, 2020: Lockdown lifted in China including Wuhan city
April 15, 2020: COVID-19 cases outstrip 2 million.
May 9, 2020: COVID-19 cases exceed 4 million worldwide.
May 10, 2020: COVID-19 case reappears in Wuhan, China
May 12, 2020: Wuhan states that all citizens will be tested for COVID-19.
May 14, 2020: First case reported in refugee camps of Rohingya, Bangladesh.
May 18, 2020: Moderna claimed production of immune response in vaccine during human trials.
May 23, 2020: Gaza Strip reports first death due to COVID-19
June 7, 2020: Death toll due to corona exceeds 400,000


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