Timeline of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic

This article lists the pages containing the chronology and epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2,[1] the virus responsible for the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. The first human cases of COVID-19 were identified in Wuhan City, China in December 2019. At this stage, it is not possible to determine precisely how humans in China were initially infected with SARS-CoV-2[2]. Some developments may become known or fully understood only in retrospect.

Cumulative per capita confirmed COVID-19 cases
Interactive map of confirmed COVID-19 cases per million people.

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Timeline by month

Case statistics

Cases in mainland China

International cases


  1. "Coronavirus". www.who.int. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  2. WHO. Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19) https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses. Retrieved 4/6/2020. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)