- First human-to-human transmission confirmed in US in Chicago
- 9,821 confirmed cases worldwide, 213 fatalities
- South Korea confirms first human-to-human transmission
- China reported largest one-day jump in fatalities on Wednesday with
- Hong Kong warns of surgical mask shortage
- Russia closes border
- 6,000 quarantined aboard Italian cruise ship
- Thailand leads with most cases outside China (14)
- Chinese national hospitalized and quarantined in York
- Virus arrives in India, Philippines
- Air France suspends flights to/from mainland
- IMF now monitoring crisis as economic fears grow
- State Department authorizes personnel to evacuate China
- WHO declares global pandemic
- American Airlines pilots union files lawsuit to end travel to China
- First 2 cases confirmed in Italy
- Germany confirms 5th case
- Turkish Airlines suspends China routes
Update (1900): The NHC is reporting a total of 9,692 cases across China, and a total of 213 deaths in another early morning dump.
A total of 102,427 people are now under medical observation in China. Suspected cases have surged from 12,167 to 15,238. That means 102K are probably sick once the commie newspeak is decoded.
This brings the total confirmed worldwide to 9,821.