3/27/20 COVID-19 pandemic & Dow Jones recap

Noah Maldonado, News Editor

In Illinois, there are 3,026 confirmed cases of COVID-19 per the Illinois Department of Health. There are 104 cases in Will County and eight cases in Kendall County. Approximately 21,542 people have been tested for the virus within the state and 34 have died from the virus.
Nationwide, there are over 103,942 cases of COVID-19. 1,693 have died from the novel virus.
Globally, there are 595,800 cases of COVID-19. As of now, among the countries impacted, Italy is at 86,498 cases; Iran is at 32,332 cases; Spain is at 65,719 cases; Germany is at 50,871 cases; and France is at 33,402 cases. 27,324 have died, and over 131,006 have recovered so far.
The Dow Jones fell -915 points, putting it below 22,000 points. Overall, the market is at 21,637 points.