Timeline

Taiwan

31 December 2019

Banned arrivals

from Wuhan

January 2020

South Korea

20 January

Social distancing

and test/trace

system brought in

China

23 January

Wuhan placed

under lockdown

February

Taiwan

6 February

Banned arrivals

from China

Italy

9 March

National

lockdown

March

France

17 March

National

lockdown

Germany

19-22 March

Lockdowns

imposed by states

UK

23 March

Lockdown (only legally came into force on 26 March, but order to stay at home was 23 March)

April

Taiwan

31 December 2019

Banned arrivals

from Wuhan

China

23 January

Wuhan placed

under lockdown

Taiwan

6 February

Banned arrivals

from China

Italy

9 March

National

lockdown

Germany

19-22 March

Lockdowns

imposed by states

January 2020

February

March

April

South Korea

20 January

Social distancing

and test/trace

system brought in

France

17 March

National

lockdown

UK

23 March

Lockdown (only legally came into force on 26 March, but order to stay at home was 23 March)