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Chronicle of the spread of coronavirus and tourism recovery

Submitted by Visit Plus on Sun, 03/22/2020 - 11:27

👑 Chronicle of the spread of coronavirus infection: some dates, facts and information for tourists.

We are all waiting for the good news: that quarantines will be canceled, that borders will open, that flights will begin, and we will begin to travel again. It will certainly happen. When? Vacation 2020.

June 10, 2020. Good news for travelers! Jamaica has announced the reopening of its borders on June 15. All visitors will be screened via thermal temperature checks and symptom observation. Search for a flight.

June 10, 2020. There are plans to reopen Disneyland and sister Disney's California Adventure theme park on July 17 in California (US). The parks' parades and nighttime shows will resume later.

May 30, 2020. European countries begin to open borders and invite tourists. Are we going to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Hawaii or spending a holiday at home?

May 29, 2020. Greece will open its doors to tourists from selected countries, including Finnish tourists from June 15.

May 29, 2020. Tourists are invited to spend a holiday in Cyprus! Cyprus plans to reopen airports on 9 June for flights from selected countries.

Useful link Italy to reopen its borders with the EU on June 3. We think that many other countries will do the same. Get ready to travel, don't be late!

May 4, 2020. Americans are encouraged to plan domestic travel this year, as the situation with international travel for the rest of 2020 remains uncertain (amid the coronavirus pandemic).

April 30, 2020. The Lithuanian Foreign Minister said that the borders between the Baltic countries could open from mid-May. The Lithuanian government has already allowed resuming trade in stores. Previously, street cafes and beauty salons were opened in Vilnius. Life will get better with us too.

April 27, 2020. Many San Diego County Beaches Set to Reopen Monday (USA). There it will be allowed: walking, running and swimming, but no sitting, standing or lying down. The situation may change (check with local authorities).

April 27, 2020. Wizz Air plans to resume flights from London to 15 destinations (Lisbon, Budapest, Bratislava, Belgrade, Tenerife and other airports) from May 1. Ryanair and Easyjet airlines may resume flights from May 8 and 18. (According to information from various media.)

April 13, 2020. Daily coronavirus deaths in Spain fall a little. Some people will return to their workplaces.

April 2, 2020. There is some good news. Spread of the virus was continuing to slow in Spain. Italy’s coronavirus curve has been flattening. Some enterprises in some countries reopen. Maybe we can travel soon?

Oktoberfest beer festival 2020 has been cancelled. But this cannot be a reason to refuse to visit Munich (if it will be allowed).

April 2, 2020. The Grand Canyon National Park announced in a press release on that it would close to the public.

April 1, 2020. Florida announced that it will issue a stay-at-home order. The statewide stay-at-home order would go into effect Thursday night at midnight.

March 29, 2020. The Mayor of Moscow signed a decree on self-isolation. Residents of the capital are ordered to stay at home.

March 26, 2020. The number of deaths from coronavirus infection increased 1100 in the United States. (The number of people infected is approximately 79 thousand.)

March 25, 2020. Beijing's city zoo and parts of the Great Wall of China have reopened to visitors. Chinese capital slowly returns to normal life.

March 23, 2020. It was decided to postpone the Olympic Games in Tokyo to 2021.

March 23, 2020. Florida's state parks are closed to reduce spread of COVID-19.

March 21, 2020. The United States border with Canada is closed to nonessential travel.

March 20, 2020. Turkey suspends air traffic in additional 46 countries, including with Finland, France, Germany, Sweden and others.

March 19, 2020. The United States and Mexico have agreed to restrict nonessential travel across border.

March 18, 2020. The external borders of the EU were closed for visiting foreigners.

March 17, 2020. UEFA decided to postpone the European Football Championship to 2021.

March 16, 2020. Russia restricts air communication with the countries of the European Union, Switzerland and Norway.

March 13, 2020. US President Donald Trump announced the introduction of an emergency regime to combat the spread of coronavirus.

March 11, 2020. The World Health Organization acknowledged that the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19 is a pandemic.

March 10, 2020. In Italy, they announced the introduction of quarantine throughout the country.

See also: regions of Italy on the map.

March 9, 2020. France authorities have banned events with more than a thousand participants.

February 29, 2020. The first coronavirus victim recorded in the United States.

Venice Carnival 2020 end February 23 (two days in advance). Next Carnival in Venice will be held from Saturday 30 January to Tuesday 16 February 2021

February 20, 2020. Russia suspends the entry of Chinese citizens.

February 5, 2020. Japan announced that the 2019-nCoV coronavirus was detected immediately in ten passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

February 1, 2020. Report of the first confirmed case of coronavirus infection in Spain.

January 31, 2020. Italy closed air service with China.

January 28, 2020. Report on the first case of infection with a new coronavirus in Germany.

January 25, 2020. The first case of infection with a new coronavirus was detected in Australia.

January 24, 2020. Two cases of infection with the new 2019-nCoV coronavirus were confirmed in France. (This was the first manifestation of a new disease in Europe.)

January 22, 20. Thailand reports the first case of COVID-19 infection.

January 21, 2020. The first case of coronavirus was recorded in the United States.

January 20, 2020. Report of the first confirmed case of infection with a new type of coronavirus in South Korea.

January 9, 2020. Report that the causative agent of the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan was a new type of coronavirus.

The first cases of unusual pneumonia were recorded in Wuhan (China) in December 2019. The virus is called COVID-19.


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