2020 coronavirus pandemic in the micronational community

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2020 coronavirus pandemic in the micronational community
DiseaseCoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Virus strainSevere acute respiratory syndrome
coronavirus 2
(SARS-CoV-2)
LocationWorldwide (List of macronational locations)
First case10 March 2020
OriginWuhan, Hubei, China
Confirmed cases20
Recovered15
Deaths
2
Territories
6

The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).[1] The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, and was recognised as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on 11 March 2020.[2] As of 22 March, more than 321,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in over 180 countries and territories, resulting in more than 13,600 deaths and 96,000 recoveries.[3][4]

This article documents the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the micronational community. The first case of coronavirus in a micronation was confirmed in the Principality of Montescano on 10 March 2020.

Territory Cases Deaths Recoveries Sources
Montescano-Flag.png Montescano 8 1 7 [5]
FlagUNOc.png Occitania 4 1 3 [6][7]
Misberia Flag.pngDirective of Misberia 3 0 0
Flagofvilthia.png Vilthia 2 0 2 [8]
Lostislandflag.jpg Lostisland 2 0 2 [9][10][11]
Belcity 1 0 1 [12]

Pandemic by country

Montescano

The first case was confirmed in Montescano on 10 March 2020. The case was confirmed in the county of Ladoha, surrounded by Beverwijck, Netherlands. The pandemic has affected an estimated 10 percent of the Montescanesque populace. On 12 March 2 more cases are suspected in Ladoha, resulting in 75% of Ladoha being affected. On 16 March one more case was confirmed in Ladoha, resulting in 100% of Ladoha being affected. On 23 March all remaining cases in Ladoha were declared recovered. On 1 April two more cases were confirmed, this time from Beloozero. On 2 April one of them was admitted to the Hospital. On 6 April another case in Beloozero was confirmed and being rushed to the hospital with a high fever. On 9 April the first Montescanin subject died of viral pneumonia. On 12 April the last suspected case of Beloozero was confirmed for COVID-19 based on testing for antibodies. On 21 April the remaining 2 cases were declared COVID-19 free by local Ukrainian authorities.

Nova-Occitania

The first case was confirmed in an Occitanian national from Three Flowers, temporary resident in Barcelona.[13]

On April 2, the Ministry of Solidarities announced that there are three cases in the Union, all from Three Flowers and one death among relatives of this community. 14 individual quarantines have also decreed (11 in Three Flowers, 2 in Babougrad and 1 in Tartuga).[14]

On April 30, there is no more cases in Occitania, while the final assessment of this first infectious wave was 4 cases (three national citizens and one Spanish national), 3 cured and 1 death, all in Catalonia. [15] Then the Operation Golden Way was launched to ensure the importation of sanitary equipment from Asia and to carry out health checks including disinfection and medical surveillance. [16]

Vilthia

On March 25th the Press Office of the Central Protectorate of the Decracy of Vilthia confirmed the first positive case within the members of the micronation.
On March 30th, the Civil Defence released a bulletin announcing a second positive case and a total of 7 people in preventive quarantine. All these people were taken in charge by the Italian National Health Service.
Both the positive cases are not in serious condition and are in home isolation.
Since April 21st, both the positive cases in Vilthia recovered and there are no more people on preventive quarantine.

Lostisland

On April 21 a statement on the Facebook page of Lostisland confirmed that a Lostislandic citizen in New York has had COVID-19 and recovered from the infection. On April 23 a Lostislandic citizen in Belarus tested positive for the virus but was reported to be "in good condition".[17] On May 20 a COVID-19 Situational Report of the Federal Republic of Lostisland announced the recovery of Lostisland's second case.[18]

Belcity

On April 25 Belcity has confirmed the first suspected case, confirmed on May 25. She is a Belcityan citizen.

Simulationist micronations

Some simulationist micronations have had their citizens contract the coronavirus, with Edwin Farrar of the Florian Republic and a citizen of Julholm testing positive.[citation needed]

See also

References