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COVID-19: An interactive timeline

Coronavirus | Chinese subterfuge leaves the world in the dark as a pandemic spreads
by Mindy Belz, Angela Lu Fulton, Onize Ohikere & Michelle Schlavin
Posted 5/14/20, 05:04 pm

Editor’s Note: WORLD will periodically update this interactive timeline as the coronavrius pandemic unfolds.

 

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New coronavirus cases surface in Wuhan

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/12/20, 12:21 pm

All 11 million residents of Wuhan, China, must undergo testing for COVID-19. China’s state-run media published a notice giving city officials 10 days to submit a plan for each district to carry out the tests.

Why is the city suddenly testing everyone? Wuhan’s Dongxihu district recorded six new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday and Monday, raising concerns about a new outbreak in the city where the pandemic originated. Chinese health officials also have recorded new clusters in the northeastern provinces of Jilin and Heilongjiang.

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India’s complex reopening

International | The country attempts to restart its vast economy as COVID-19 cases continue to surge
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/11/20, 05:04 pm

INDIA this week begins a complex process of reopening its vast economy across three zones based on COVID-19 levels, but factory owners and others worry not enough progress has been made as confirmed cases of the coronavirus surge. Plans to gradually restart passenger train service on Tuesday will be an early gauge.

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