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  • Africa
    Saturday May 2, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Almost All Africa

    Africa
    Saturday May 2, 2020

    As of 2 May, cases have been confirmed in all African countries except for Lesotho.




  • United States
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Elon Musk

    Another Son

    United States
    Monday May 4, 2020

    On 8 January 2020, Grimes announced that she was pregnant with her first child with Musk. On 4 May 2020, Grimes gave birth to a son named X Æ A-Xii, where his first name is X and Æ is pronounced Ash.




  • North America
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    North America state on May 4

    North America
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Canada reported 60,616 cases and 3,842 deaths on 4 May, while Mexico reported 23,471 cases and 2,154 deaths. The Dominican Republic and Cuba are the only Caribbean countries reporting more than 1,000 cases (7,954 and 1,649, respectively), while Panama and Honduras lead Central America with 7,197 and 1,055 cases, respectively.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday May 6, 2020

    Uber

    Uber announced plans to layoff 3,700 employees

    U.S.
    Wednesday May 6, 2020

    On May 5, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber announced plans to layoff 3,700 employees, around 14% of its total workforce. On May 18, 2020, 3,000 more job cuts and 45 office closures were announced.




  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Thursday May 7, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Quarter a Million Deaths

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Thursday May 7, 2020

    On the 7th of May in 2020, the WHO declared in its 108th situational report that the number of cases was 3,672,238 and that the number of deaths has passed a quarter million with 254,045 deaths.




  • San Jose, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 7, 2020

    Zoom Video Communications

    Zoom announced that it had acquired Keybase

    San Jose, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 7, 2020

    On May 7, 2020, Zoom announced that it had acquired Keybase, a company specializing in end-to-end encryption.




  • Spain
    Friday May 8, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Spain state on May 8

    Spain
    Friday May 8, 2020

    As of 8 May 2020, there have been 222,857 confirmed cases and 26,299 deaths while there have been 131,148 recoveries. The actual number of cases, however, is likely to be much higher, as many people with only mild or no symptoms are unlikely to have been tested. The number of deaths is also believed to be an underestimate due to lack of testing and reporting, perhaps by as much as 10,000 according to excess mortality analysis.


  • Italy
    Saturday May 9, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Italy state in May 9

    Italy
    Saturday May 9, 2020

    As of 9 May, there were 217,185 confirmed cases, 30,201 deaths, and 99,023 recoveries in Italy, with the majority of those cases occurring in the Lombardy region.


  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Monday May 11, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    4 Million Infections

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Monday May 11, 2020

    On 11 May 2020, the WHO declared that the number of infections has reached 4,006,257 cases and that the number of deaths was 278,892.


  • Jilin Shi, Jilin, China
    Wednesday May 13, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Jilin City Put on Lockdown

    Jilin Shi, Jilin, China
    Wednesday May 13, 2020

    On 13 May the city of Jilin was put on lockdown, sparking fear of a second wave of infection.


  • Lesotho
    Wednesday May 13, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Lesotho Report its First Case

    Lesotho
    Wednesday May 13, 2020

    Cases have been confirmed in all African countries, with Lesotho the last country to report its first coronavirus case on 13 May 2020.


  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Saturday May 16, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    300K+ Deaths

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Saturday May 16, 2020

    On 16 May 2020, the WHO announced that the number of deaths has surpassed the 300K mark with a total of 302,059 and 4,425,485 infections.


  • Sweden
    Tuesday May 19, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Highest per Capita Deaths in Europe

    Sweden
    Tuesday May 19, 2020

    On 19 May, it was reported that the country had in the week of 12–19 May the highest per capita deaths in Europe, 6.25 deaths per million per day.


  • Russia
    Wednesday May 20, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    300K Russian infections

    Russia
    Wednesday May 20, 2020

    On 20 May 2020, the Russian Federation has surpassed 300K in infections.


  • United Kingdom
    Friday May 22, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    UK Reach 250K

    United Kingdom
    Friday May 22, 2020

    On the 22nd of May in 2020, the United Kingdom infections have reached the 250 thousand mark according to the WHO.


  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Saturday May 23, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Over 5 Million Cases Around The World

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Saturday May 23, 2020

    On 23 May 2020, the WHO announced that the infection number has reached 5 million with 5,103,006 cases and the death tally was 333,401.


  • Montenegro
    Sunday May 24, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    First Covid-19 free Country in Europe

    Montenegro
    Sunday May 24, 2020

    As of 24 May, 68 days since its first recorded case, Montenegro became the first COVID-19-free country in Europe.


  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    Tuesday May 26, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    George Floyd protests

    Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    Tuesday May 26, 2020

    The George Floyd protests begin in Minneapolis. Largely via social media, they later spread throughout the country and around the world. Health experts and public officials have expressed concerns that these mass gatherings may cause an exacerbated spread of the virus since May 31st or earlier.


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