4/8/20 COVID-19 pandemic & Dow Jones recap

Noah Maldonado, News Editor

In Illinois, there are 15,078 confirmed cases of COVID-19 per the Illinois Department of Health. There are 914 cases in Will County and 79 cases in Kendall County. Approximately 75,066 people have been tested for the virus within the state and 462 have died from the virus.
Nationwide, there are over 423,135 cases of COVID-19. 14,604 have died from the virus.
Globally, there are 1,500,830 cases of COVID-19. As of now, among the countries impacted, Italy is at 139,422 cases; Iran is at 64,586 cases; Spain is at 146,690 cases; Germany is at 111,779 cases; and France is at 113,959 cases. 87,706 have died, and over 317,855 have recovered so far.
The Dow Jones climbed +780 points, putting it at 23,434 points overall.