COVID-19: Astro-fact-check and tracker

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.

See Waiting for Disaster

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 allow you to track events and developments as they 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 Covid-19 pandemic.

Aquarius 2020: Major global events tracker

Jupiter is conjunction Saturn and Pluto in the sky throughout 2020.

March 20: Mars is conjunction Jupiter in the sky

March 22: Progressed Neptune square Saturn in the Neptune cycle starts > peak power date is April 20 > end date is June 11

Saturn is the planet of fear and Neptune is the planet of uncertainty. Together they forecast anxiety, panic, chaos, confusion and pie-in-the-sky schemes. Fear and uncertainty make people irrational.

Saturn-Neptune aspects in the Saturn and Neptune cycles during 2020 have a high discord potential. They forecast investor uncertainty, losses on share markets, a bear market; big losses for the aviation industry as bookings collapse, passenger numbers tumble and flights are cancelled; and low oil prices.

March 23: Mars is conjunction Pluto in the sky

March 25: Progressed Neptune inconjunct Jupiter in the Neptune cycle is at peak power > end date is April 14

March 29: Progressed Moon opposition birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart starts > stimulates major aspect progressed Mars parallel birth chart Saturn > peak power date is April 26 > end date is May 23

Progressed Neptune square Mars in the Neptune cycle starts > peak power date is April 29 > end date September 25

March 31: Mars is conjunction Saturn in the sky

Progressed Moon parallel birth chart Neptune in the Aquarian Age chart starts > peak power date is June 24 > end date is September 19

April 2: Progressed Saturn parallel Neptune in the Saturn cycle is at peak power > end date August 15

Progressed Neptune parallel Sun in the Neptune cycle is at peak power > end date is April 18

April 5: Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in the sky

April 7: Mars is parallel Saturn in the sky

April 26: Progressed Uranus square Sun in the Uranus cycle starts > peak power date is May 14 > end date is June 2

May 3: Progressed Uranus sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle starts > peak power date is May 21 > end date is June 9

May 7: Progressed Uranus trine Pluto in the Uranus cycle starts > peak power date is May 26 > end date is June 15

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

July 4: Progressed Neptune square Saturn in the Neptune cycle starts > peak power date is August 29 > end date is October 5

July 6: Progressed Sun square birth chart Moon in the Aquarian Age chart starts > peak power date is July 23, 2021 > end date is August 9, 2022

July 8: Progressed Saturn conjunction Neptune in the Saturn cycle starts > peak power date is July 22 > end date is August 5

July 9: Progressed Moon parallel progressed Neptune in the Aquarian Age chart starts > peak power date is October 5 > end date is January 4, 2021

July 10: Progressed Moon inconjunct birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart starts > stimulates major aspect progressed Mars parallel birth chart Pluto > peak power date is August 6 > end date is September 2

July 22: Progressed Pluto semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle starts > peak power date is September 14 > end date is December 12

August 13: Jupiter is parallel Pluto in the sky

August 24: Progressed Neptune inconjunct Jupiter in the Neptune cycle starts > peak power date is September 30 > end date is February 23, 2021

Mars is square Saturn in the sky

August 29: Progressed Moon inconjunct progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart starts > stimulates major aspect progressed Mars parallel progressed Pluto > peak power date is September 25 > end date is October 22

September 29: Mars is square Saturn in the sky

October 3: Jupiter is parallel Pluto 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

October 17: Progressed Uranus trine Pluto in the Uranus cycle starts > peak power date is November 11 > end date is December 9

October 14: Progressed Uranus sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle starts > peak power date is November 17 > end date is December 20

November 2: Progressed Uranus square Sun in the Uranus cycle starts > peak power date is November 28 > end date is March 24, 2021

November 12: Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in the sky

November 17: Progressed Saturn parallel Neptune in the Saturn cycle starts > peak power date is January 6, 2021 > end date is February 12, 2021

November 20: Progressed Saturn is conjunction Neptune in the Saturn cycle > peak power date is December 2 > end date is December 12

December 21: Jupiter is conjunction Saturn in the sky

December 23: Mars is square Pluto in the sky

December 25: Jupiter is parallel Saturn 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 20: Progressed Neptune square Saturn in the Neptune cycle starts > peak power date is February 20 > end date is March 18, 2021

January 21: Mars is conjunction Uranus in the sky

January 29: Progressed Neptune square Mars in the Neptune cycle starts > peak power date is February 26 > end date is March 25, 2021

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