3/17/20 COVID-19 pandemic & Dow Jones recap

Noah Maldonado, News Editor

In Illinois, there are ~160 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Two of the confirmed cases have recovered so far, with the first death in the state being recorded today. Also, there are now two cases in Will County.
Here are countries with surging cases of COVID-19: United States, ~6,400; Spain, ~12,000; Germany, ~9,300; France, ~7,700; Italy, ~31,500; Iran, ~16,200.
World wide, there are ~197,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Nearly 81,000 have recovered so far, most of the recoveries being in China, and 7,930 have died.

The Dow Jones rebounded +1,050 points after crashing yesterday by nearly -3,000 points.