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 5:00 p.m. on March 16, 2020.

FLORIDA: 160 confirmed cases

  • 142 Florida residents
  • 5 deaths
  • Broward: 39
  • Miami-Dade: 23
  • 25 out of 67 counties reporting confirmed cases
  • 816 negative test results, 848 pending test results

UNITED STATES: 4,060+ confirmed cases

  • 49 states and District of Columbia have cases
  • 85 deaths in 16 states

AROUND THE WORLD

  • 155 countries/regions affected
  • More than 181,500 infected around the world
  • More than 7,100 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.

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.

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