January 21

Dow Jones Industrial Average (D.J.I.A.): 29,196
U.S. Infections
: One
U.S. Deaths
: Zero
International Infections
: 282
International Deaths
: Six

A day after President Trump declared the U.S. to be “NUMBER ONE in the Universe, by FAR!!”—all too presciently, as it would turn out—the C.D.C. announces that the first case of the coronavirus in the United States has been identified in Washington State.