MIAMI (CBSMiami) – New cases of the coronavirus are surfacing every day across the nation and around the world.
In order to keep you up-to-date and informed, we are keeping track of the latest numbers and information you need to know at-a-glance as of 8 a.m. on March 27, 2020.
FLORIDA: 2,359 confirmed cases
- Broward: 505
- Miami-Dade: 654
- Monroe: 14
- 410 hospitalized
- 29 deaths
- 47 out of 67 counties reporting confirmed cases
- 28,640+ people tested
- 24,553 negative test results
- 85,996 across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
- 1,300 deaths in US states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico.
AROUND THE WORLD
- 176 countries/regions affected
- More than 542,700 infected around the world
- More than 24,300 deaths
TO AVOID GETTING SICK
- Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds
- Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth and face
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick or exhibit symptoms
- Stay home when you are sick
- Cough and sneeze into your elbow, not your hands
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you sneeze, then throw out the tissue and wash your hands
- Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
- You do NOT need a facemask if you are healthy. Facemasks should only be used by sick or symptomatic people
- Evaluate your travel plans as conditions warrant; you should rethink traveling to areas that are already under a travel advisory or areas that are experiencing an outbreak of Coronavirus
- Currently, there is no vaccine to protect against the coronavirus and no medications to treat it.
- Mild to severe respiratory illness
- Shortness of breath
- For those with a weakened immune system, the elderly and the very young, there’s a chance the virus could cause a lower, and much more serious, respiratory tract illness like a pneumonia or bronchitis.
- Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure
CLICK HERE to see an interactive dashboard showing real-time data of confirmed cases and deaths. Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering created a map that provides the most accurate international tracking of the outbreak of coronavirus, or COVID-19.
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