Where was the SARS-CoV-2 first detected?
According to the South Morning China Post A 55-year-old individual from China (Hubei province) could have been the first person to have contracted COVID-19 virus. This case most likely dates back to November 17 2019. At the end of December the corona virus was detected in Wuhan (Hubai province). However, it is possible that even earlier cases will retrospectively be identified.