China The first human transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus, the virus responsible for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), was reported to occur in Wuhan, China on November 17, 2019. On March 11, 2020, following identification of 118,000 Covid-19 cases in 114 countries responsible for nearly 4300 deaths, the World Health Organization recognized Covid-19 as a pandemic. Other countries In some European, North American, and South East Asian countries and territories, the first wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic was showing a decline in late June 2020 when it was raging in other parts of the world, particularly Read More