2020 coronavirus pandemic in San Marino

The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic was confirmed to have reached San Marino in February 2020.

2020 coronavirus pandemic in San Marino
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationSan Marino
First outbreakWuhan, China
Arrival date27 February 2020
(1 month, 1 week and 5 days)
DateAs of 7 April 2020
Confirmed cases279[1]
Recovered40[1]
Deaths
34[1]
Official website
www.iss.sm

As of 7 April 2020, with 279 confirmed cases out of a population of 33,344 (as of 2018), it is the country with the second highest percentage of confirmed cases per capita at 0.84% – 1 confirmed case per 120 inhabitants.[2] Also, with 34 confirmed deaths, the country has the highest rate of confirmed deaths per capita at 0.102% of the total population – 1 death per 981 inhabitants.[3] The crude fatality rate is 12.19%.[4]

BackgroundEdit

On 12 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that a novel coronavirus was the cause of a respiratory illness in a cluster of people in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which was reported to the WHO on 31 December 2019.[5][6]

The case fatality ratio for COVID-19 has been much lower than SARS of 2003,[7][8] but the transmission has been significantly greater, with a significant total death toll.[9][7]

TimelineEdit

COVID-19 cases in San Marino  ()
     Deaths        Recoveries        Active cases
Date
# of cases
# of deaths
2020-02-27
1(n.a.)
2020-02-28
2(+100%)
2020-02-29
3(+50%)
2020-03-01
8(+167%)
2020-03-02
9(+13%) 1(n.a.)
2020-03-03
11(+22%) 1
2020-03-04
16(+45%) 1
2020-03-05
22(+38%) 1
2020-03-06
24(+9%) 1
2020-03-07
27(+13%) 1
2020-03-08
37(+37%) 1
2020-03-09
51(+38%) 2(+100%)
2020-03-10
62(+22%) 2
2020-03-11
69(+11%) 3(+50%)
2020-03-12
72(+4%) 5(+67%)
2020-03-13
80(+11%) 5
2020-03-14
101(+26%) 5
2020-03-15
109(+8%) 7(+40%)
2020-03-16
115(+6%) 9(+29%)
2020-03-17
119(+3%) 11(+22%)
2020-03-18
127(+7%) 14(+27%)
2020-03-19
144(+13%) 14
2020-03-20
151(+5%) 14
2020-03-21
160(+6%) 20(+43%)
2020-03-22
175(+9%) 20
2020-03-23
187(+7%) 20
2020-03-24
187 21(+5%)
2020-03-25
208(+11%) 21
2020-03-26
218(+5%) 21
2020-03-27
223(+2%) 21
2020-03-28
224(+0.45%) 22(+5%)
2020-03-29
229(+2.2%) 24(+9%)
2020-03-30
230(+0.4%) 25(+4%)
2020-03-31
236(+2.6%) 26(+4%)
2020-04-01
236 28(+8%)
2020-04-02
245(+3.8%) 30(+7%)
2020-04-03
251(+2.4%) 32(+7%)
2020-04-04
259(+3.2%) 32
2020-04-05
266(+2.7%) 32
2020-04-06
277(+4.1%) 32
2020-04-07
279(+0.7%) 34(+6%)
Sources:

February 2020Edit

On 27 February, San Marino confirmed its first case, an 88-year-old man with pre-existing medical conditions, who came from Italy. He was hospitalised at a hospital in Rimini, Italy.[10]

March 2020Edit

On 1 March, 7 more cases were confirmed and the Health Emergency Coordination Group confirmed that the 88-year-old man had died, becoming the first Sammarinese to die of the virus.[11]

On 8 March, the number of confirmed cases had increased to 36.[12]

On 10 March, 63 cases were confirmed. On 11 March, 66 cases were confirmed, and the death count increased to 3.[13]

On 12 March, confirmed cases count increased to 67 and the death count to 5.[14]

April 2020Edit

On 14 March, the government ordered a nationwide quarantine until 6 April.[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Gruppo Coordinamento emergenze - aggiornamento del 5 aprile". Istituto per la Sicurezza Sociale (in Italian). 7 April 2020. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Total and daily confirmed COVID-19 cases per million people". Our World in Data. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Death rate of COVID-19: Total confirmed deaths per million people". Our World in Data. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Case fatality rate of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic". Our World in Data. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  5. ^ Elsevier. "Novel Coronavirus Information Center". Elsevier Connect. Archived from the original on 30 January 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  6. ^ Reynolds, Matt (4 March 2020). "What is coronavirus and how close is it to becoming a pandemic?". Wired UK. ISSN 1357-0978. Archived from the original on 5 March 2020. Retrieved 5 March 2020.
  7. ^ a b "Crunching the numbers for coronavirus". Imperial News. Archived from the original on 19 March 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  8. ^ "High consequence infectious diseases (HCID); Guidance and information about high consequence infectious diseases and their management in England". GOV.UK. Archived from the original on 3 March 2020. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  9. ^ "World Federation Of Societies of Anaesthesiologists – Coronavirus". www.wfsahq.org. Archived from the original on 12 March 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  10. ^ "Coronavirus: primo caso nella Repubblica di San Marino". Altarimini.it (in Italian). 27 February 2020. Archived from the original on 28 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  11. ^ "Coronavirus: è morto il sammarinese ricoverato a Rimini". San Marino Rtv. 1 March 2020. Archived from the original on 1 March 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
  12. ^ "Coronavirus: 36 casi, 10 in più. Sul decreto italiano: "i lavoratori potranno muoversi"". San Marino Rtv (in Italian). 8 March 2020. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  13. ^ "Coronavirus a San Marino: si registra il terzo decesso, 7 nuovi casi". San Marino Rtv (in Italian). 11 March 2020. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  14. ^ "Coronavirus updates". Istituto per la Sicurezza Sociale (in Italian). 12 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  15. ^ Nuovo decreto legge in vigore fino al 6 aprile (in Italian)