The coronavirus has just surpassed 200,000 infected with no signs of the curve flattening. If anything, the rate of contagion is accelerating! China still leads the pack with over 80,000 infected, but other countries such as Italy, France, and Spain are catching up fast.
With new travel bans in affect, airlines cancelling operations and laying off staff, and governments implementing mass quarantines of their citizens, we are truly in uncharted territory.
For live Covid-19 statistics, visit: World-O-Meters
Here’s what some people are saying about it:
Timeline of infections.
Coronavirus timeline:— Usthaz KanzulAhmed (@kanzulahmed) March 18, 2020
– January 19: 100 cases
– January 24: 1,000 cases
– January 28: 5,000 cases
– February 12: 50,000 cases
– March 06: 100,000 cases
– March 14: 150,000 cases
– March 18: 200,000 cases
More than 200000 infected patients and over 8000 deaths now.
West jet flights during Feb 28-Mar 12 unknowingly flew in Covid-19 positive passengers.
WestJet is telling passengers on 14 flights between Feb. 28 and March 12 to self-isolate or monitor for symptoms after the Public Health Agency of Canada made the airline aware that some passengers had tested positive for COVID-19. https://t.co/jckmrI0RNw— CBC News (@CBCNews) March 18, 2020
Stock markets to plunge again today amidst Covid concerns.
If you’re worried about Covornavirus, here’s what to do.
Worried you have the coronavirus? Here's exactly what you should do. https://t.co/H4tom6orTC— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 18, 2020