By: Mason Baird
Hundreds of guest on lockdown in Tenerife hotel after coronavirus case
2/26/20: Guests have been forced to remain indoors after an italian doctor, his wife, and at least two others from the Tenerife H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel have tested positive for coronavirus in Spain’s Canary Islands. Officials in the Canary Islands say that the hotel guest will remain in lockdown for 14 days.
Korean flight attendant diagnosed with coronavirus after flights to Seoul and Las Vegas
2/27/20: The South Korean Center of Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed that a Korean Air flight attendant has been infected with the coronavirus and was aboard flights from Seoul, Las Vegas, Tel Aviv, and Israel. The flights occured on February 15th, with about 200 passengers aboard. Korean Air has yet to release the flight attendants full routing since contracting the virus. And as cases begin to rise in South Korea, multiple countries have begun to restrict entry on visitors from the country, Israel included.
Global death toll climbing as cases outside of China begin to rise significantly
2/27/20: With the global death toll now over 2,700 and with South Korea, Iran, and Italy report daily significant jumps in cases, fear has been circulating that the disease could gain traction in other countries and send stock prices plummeting. The CDC’s warning on Tuesday, the 25th, cut around 3% off stock prices on all major U.S. exchanges, with Asian and European markets going down again Wednesday.