@Yatko THE IMPACT OF COVID 19 ON THE ENVIRONMENT In late December 2019, the world recorded the first case of what would rise to be a global pandemic, in Wuhan China. It is common knowledge, the great impact the coronavirus (COVID 19) has on the world as a whole. According to WHO, at least a case has been recorded in over 213 countries. And as of 14th May 2020, the CNN reported a total of 4,364,172 cases and 297,491 cases globally.