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On March 1, 2020, the WHO announced that the Covid-19 virus infections have reached 87,137 (79,968 in China) and the death count was 2,977 (2,873 in China)
On 9, March 2020 the Situation Report – 49, the WHO announced that the infections passed the 100 thousand mark and reached 109,577 and that the number of deaths was 3,809
On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic.
On 13 March, the WHO declared Europe to be the new center of the pandemic after the rate of new cases in Europe surpassed those recorded in other regions of the world apart from China.
On 18, March, the WHO declared on its situation report 58 that the number of infections has reached 191,127 and that the death count was 7807.
On the 66 situation report by the WHO it was announced that the number of infections reached 462,684 and that the death count reached 20,834 worldwide.