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Coronavirus At-A-Glance 5-5-20

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – New cases of the coronavirus are surfacing every day across the nation and around the world.

Here are the latest numbers and information you need to know at-a-glance as of 11 a.m. on May 5, 2020.

FLORIDA: 37,439 confirmed cases

  • Residents: 36,492
  • Deaths: 1,471
  • Hospitalizations: 6,330
  • All 67 counties reporting
  • Total Tests: 467,553
  • Negative Test Results: 428,252
  • Percent Positive: 8%

MIAMI-DADE: 13,224 confirmed cases (largest number in the state)

  • Residents: 13,084; Residents Not In Florida: 1, Non-Residents: 139
  • Deaths: 407
  • Hospitalizations: 1,747
  • Total Tests: 100,384
  • Negative: 86,686; Awaiting Results: 299; Inconclusive: 175

BROWARD: 5,492 confirmed cases

  • Residents: 5,357, Non-Residents: 135
  • Deaths: 215
  • Hospitalizations: 1,054
  • Total Tests: 54,972
  • Negative: 49,395; Awaiting Results: 48; Inconclusive: 37

MONROE: 80 confirmed cases

  • Residents: 72 , Non-Residents: 8
  • Deaths: 3
  • Hospitalizations: 09
  • Total Tests: 1,442
  • Negative: 1,347; Awaiting Results: 15, Inconclusive: 0

These numbers are provided by the Florida Department of Health Dashboard and are updated twice daily.

UNITED STATES: 1,181,885 confirmed cases

Deaths: 69,079 (all states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico)

AROUND THE WORLD: 3,607,469 confirmed cases

  • Deaths: 252,301
  • 187 countries/regions affected

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
  • 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.

SYMPTOMS

  • Mild to severe respiratory illness
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • 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.

— CBS Miami

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