March 11, 2020: Covid-19 is declared a pandemic.
March 13, 2020: WHO reports that there have been more than 132,000 cases of Coronavirus reported from 123 countries and territories.
The planets and Covid-19
Mars rules Covid-19; the war on the virus; the speed at which it spreads; the need for haste; the emergency responses; the risks involved; the doctors who treat the patients; and the manufacturing of biohazard suits, face masks, ventilators, respirators and test kits.
Saturn rules the Covid-19 pandemic; the fear and anxiety being felt; the elderly who are most at risk; precautionary measures of all kinds including social distancing; the cancellations, postponements and suspensions; the panic that causes share markets to plunge; and the economic losses and potential for recession. Saturn moves too slowly and delays doing things.
Jupiter rules the overseas travel industry, tourism and travellers; the cruise liner industry, ships and shipping; religion, religious practices and churches; and the financial stimulus packages by The World Bank, Central Banks and governments that give people hope and confidence and cause share markets to rise.
Uranus rules the sudden changes and disruptions to daily life made necessary by Covid-19 and any unexpected developments with the health crisis.
Neptune rules share markets; the investors who act on the good and bad news coming from Jupiter and Saturn; the uncertainty that markets detest; the aviation industry that is being battered by the pandemic; oil; and the confusion and chaos that Covid-19 is causing.
Pluto rules the drastic measures being taken to contain the virus; nationwide lockdowns; mass closures; the banning of mass gatherings; making failure to quarantine a crime; compulsory cooperation; dire warnings about the virus; the call for international cooperation; opaqueness by some countries; and the propaganda and misinformation that is being spread about coronavirus.
The Sun (and house 10) rule world leaders and governments who have to manage the public health crisis and navigate their nations through the deadly pandemic.
In charts for individual countries
House 5 rules babies, children, nurseries, schools, entertainment, cinemas, theatres and all sporting events
House 6 rules the Covid-19 pandemic, health care workers, cafes and restaurants
House 9 rules overseas travel, airlines, shipping, universities, university classes, internet and social media and
House 12 rules hospitals, nurses, stress on the hospital system, prisons, prisoners and the restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the virus
Does anyone know what is going on?
Epidemics occur regularly. They’re inclined to come from out left field and claim thousands of lives. It’s estimated that the 2009 flu pandemic claimed at least 230,000 lives; but currently there is no way for science to predict when a pandemic will occur.
Hermetic astrology proposes that Mars and Saturn are the culprits.
On September 15, 2019 progressed Mars – planet of viruses and viral infections – in the Aquarian Age chart moved to form a parallel aspect with birth chart Uranus – planet of sudden, unexpected events.
Mars was already parallel birth chart Saturn – planet of public health emergencies and pandemics – and parallel progressed Pluto – planet of drastic situations.
Progressed Mars parallel birth chart Saturn started February 12, 2017 and reaches peak power on August 25, 2020.
On November 18, 2019 progressed Moon in the Aquarian Age chart moved to form a parallel aspect with birth chart Saturn. It stimulated the major Mars-Saturn parallel aspect; reached peak power on February 8, 2020; and timed the emergence of an unknown virus in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province in China, in mid December 2019.
On December 26, 2019 a cluster of cases was observed and on December 31 a public notice was released by Wuhan Municipal Health Commission.
On January 7, 2020 progressed Moon in the Aquarian Age chart moved to form an opposition aspect with progressed Mars. It stimulated all the major Mars progressions.
On January 11 China reported its first death from coronavirus; and on January 12 the first case outside of China was reported in Thailand.
Progressed Moon opposition progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart reached peak power on February 5 – end date was March 5 – and during January-February 2020 Covid-19 began to spread around the world.
On March 11, 2020 when Covid-19 was declared a pandemic Mars was conjunction Pluto in the sky.
By now the virus was racing around the globe; humanity was at war (Mars) with an invisible enemy (Pluto); and health experts could only best guess when the Covid-19 pandemic would peak.
Covid-19 astro-event tracker
No one knows how long the coronavirus pandemic will last, the course it will take or when a vaccine will be found. But major astro-events involving Mars and Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart, the major cycle charts and the sky can time when major events and developments are likely to occur.
Other significant events associated with the pandemic will be timed by major astro-events involving Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto.
There are many websites tracking the Corvid-19 pandemic – just Google coronavirus tracker.
Jupiter is conjunction Saturn and Pluto in the sky throughout 2020.
March 20: Mars is conjunction Jupiter in the sky
March 23: Mars is conjunction Pluto in the sky
March 31: Mars is conjunction Saturn in the sky
April 5: Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in the sky
April 7: Mars is parallel Saturn in the sky
May 26: Progressed Moon semisquare progressed Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart starts > stimulates major aspect progressed Mars parallel birth chart Uranus > peak power date is June 23 > end date is July 20
June 13: Mars is conjunction Neptune in the sky
June 21: Annular solar eclipse > winter season starts in the southern hemisphere
June 30: Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in the sky
August 24: Mars is square Saturn in the sky
September 29: Mars is square Saturn in the sky
October 13: Progressed Moon square birth chart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart starts > stimulates major aspect progressed Sun square birth chart Moon > peak power date is November 10 > end date is December 6
November 12: Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in the sky
December 21: Jupiter is conjunction Saturn in the sky
December 23: Mars is square Pluto in the sky
January 5, 2021: Progressed Moon sesquisquare progressed Sun in the Aquarian Age chart starts > stimulates major aspect progressed Sun square birth chart Moon > peak power date is February 3 > end date is March 3, 2021
January 21: Mars is conjunction Uranus in the sky
- Jupiter-conjunction Saturn: December 21, 2020
- COVID-19: Saturn conjunction Pluto in the sky
- Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto in 2020
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