The outbreak of the Coronavirus from Wuhan, China, has sickened million’s of people.
Timeline of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Nov – Dec 2019
Chinese authorities treated dozens of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause.
China reported its first death.
The first confirmed cases outside mainland China occurred in Japan, South Korea and Thailand.
The Chinese authorities shut off Wuhan by canceling planes and trains, and suspending buses, subways and ferries.
The W.H.O. declared a global health emergency.
The Trump administration restricted travel from China.
The WHO proposed an official name for the disease the virus coronavirus causes: Covid-19
France announces the first coronavirus death in Europe.
The virus appears in Iran from an unknown source.
The United States first reports a coronavirus death and announces travel restrictions.
President Trump blocks most visitors from continental Europe.
President Trump declares a national emergency.
The E.U. bars most travelers from outside the bloc for 30 days.
India, a country of 1.3 billion, announces a 21-day lockdown.