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One year since India reported 1st COVID-19 case: A timeline of the outbreak

With over 1 crore COVID-19 cases, India remains the second worst-affected country after the United States.

January 30, 2021 / 12:39 PM IST
Image: AP

Image: AP

It has been a year since India reported its first COVID-19 case in Kerala. On January 30, 2020, a medical student, who returned to Thrissur from the Chinese province of Wuhan - the epicentre of the virus, tested positive for coronavirus.

Soon after, the second and third cases in the country were reported on February 2 and 3, both of whom had also returned from Wuhan.

From the first COVID-19 case in Kerala to over 1 crore cases a year later. Here's a timeline of how the virus progressed in India:

January 30, 2020: India's reports first COVID-19 case in Kerala.