3809 new cases and 299 new deaths in France. The French government extends the lockdown in the country to April 15 [source] [source]
5909 new cases and 919 new deaths in Italy. Highest number of new deaths since the beginning of the epidemic in Italy [source] [video]. 46 doctors have died to date (with 4 additional deaths today). 6414 health workers have tested positive [source]
Apex of hospital need could be in 21 days from now in New York
All hospitals need to increase capacity by 50%, some by 100%
Need a total of 140,000 hospital beds. Currently have 53,000 (an additional 87,000 hospital beds are needed)
Need a total of 40,000 ICU beds. Currently have 3,000, with 3,000 ventilators. An additional 37,000 ICU beds are needed
Will use college dormitories, hotels, nursing homes, and all possible space by converting it to hospitals if needed in April
138,376 people have been tested
Schools will stay closed for an additional 2 weeks after April 1, to then reassess the situation and extend again if needed. 180 days requirement has been waived
“This is not going to be a short deployment […] This is going to be weeks, and weeks, and weeks[…]This is a rescue mission you are on, to save lives. […] You are living a moment in history that will change and forge character”
160 new cases in India. According to reports from states cited by The Times of India, as of the end of Thursday, March 27 there were 727 total cases and 20 deaths in India. The discrepancy with the official numbers (which are lower for both counts) can be explained with a lag in reporting affecting the national aggregate. We are working on implementing a tracker by state so we can independently verify the data and report it at the state level with statistics and graphs [source][source][source]
243 new cases and 1 new death in South Africa: 1st death in the country, a 48-year-old woman with underlying conditions. Earlier, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize had announced the death of two patients but later retracted [source][source][source]
130 new cases and 3 new deaths in Malaysia. Including a death of a35-year-old Malaysian man who had traveled to Indonesia earlier this month, began to have symptoms on March 13, was admitted to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital on March 18, tested positive on March 20, and died on March 26 [source][source][source]
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