Covid-19 Pandemic Timeline: Part 5

July – Present

  • July 2 – The United Kingdom reported 89 new deaths, taking the country’s official total to 43,995, although estimates place the true number closer to 55,000. The United States has reported 50,700 new cases, the highest daily number of new infections recorded so far. The total is over 2.73 million.
  • July 6 – The Australian state of Victoria has reported 127 cases, the biggest overnight spike in Australia since the pandemic began. Australia also recorded two deaths, bringing the death toll to 106.
  • July 7 – France reported 13 new deaths, taking the total to 29,933. This figure accounts for a downward revision of the number of nursing home fatalities; the number who died in the country’s hospitals increased by 34 to 19,457. The number of fatalities in nursing homes was confirmed to be 10,476, a decrease from the figure of 10,497 reported a week earlier.
  • July 9 – Bolivian President Jeanine Áñez tested positive.
  • July 14 – The House Appropriations Committee approved a measure requiring masks on public transportation.
  • July 17 – The U.S. recorded what was at the time the highest single-day rise in cases anywhere in the world, with 77,638 infections. Brazil tops 2 million cases.
  • The Australian state of Victoria has reported 300 new cases and six new deaths in the past 24 hours. In addition, 447 cases were linked to aged care facilities in that state. The United States surpasses 4 million cases.
  • July 28 – The CDC calls for reopening American schools, in a statement written by a White House working group that includes Redfield but has minimal representation from other CDC officials.
  • August 1 – Mexico has reported a total of 46,688 deaths and 424,637 infections, giving the country the third highest death rate from COVID-19.
  • August 6 – The Australian state of Victoria has reported 471 new cases and eight new deaths, bringing the death toll to 170. In addition, 107 “mystery cases” had emerged while 1,533 active cases were linked to aged care facilities.
  • August 8 – the U.S. passed 5 million COVID-19 cases.
  • August 10 – The United States Of America surpasses 5 million Covid-19 cases. Brazil tops 3 million Covid-19 cases.
  • August 11 – The number of global coronavirus cases has exceeded 20 million, over 12 million have recovered, and 735,000 have died.
  • August 19 – Malaysia has reported 16 new cases, bringing the total number of 9,235. 23 have recovered, bringing the total number of recovered to 8,925. There are 185 active cases and the death toll remains 125.
  • August 23 – India tops 3 million Covid-19 cases.
  • August 30 – A total of 25 million cases, over 16 million recoveries, and 850,000 deaths have been reported globally.
  • August 31 – the U.S. passed 6 million COVID-19 cases.
  • September 1 – Russia surpasses 1 million Covid-19 cases.
  • September 2 – The United States surpasses 6 million Covid-19 cases.
  • September 5 – India and Brazil both top 4 million Covid-19 cases.
  • September 8 – the United States reported less than 25,000 daily cases for the first time since June.
  • September 10 – according to Johns Hopkins University, global deaths exceed 900,000.
  • September 16 – India tops 5 million Covid-19 cases.
  • September 19 – According to Johns Hopkins University, over 30 million people were infected with the coronavirus, over 20 million have recovered, and over 943,000 died
  • September 22 – the United States surpassed 200,000 deaths from COVID-19. The Center for Disease Control released guidelines for Halloween.
  • September 25 – the U.S. passed 7 million COVID-19 cases.
  • September 28 – worldwide deaths reached 1 million. The US, Brazil and India make up almost half of that total.
  • October 2 – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19, among other officials during the White House COVID-19 outbreak.
  • October 6 – The vice commandant of the Coast Guard Charles W. Ray tested positive for COVID-19. Other military leaders were quarantined as a result.

Timeline information taken from this website and here.

Published by Catherine Brown

Born in Texas and raised in Alabama. Love learning about history and all the lessons that it can teach us...

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