Coronavirus cases top 784,000 globally

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11:25 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

There are now more than 3,000 coronavirus deaths in the US

At least 3,003 people have died in the US from coronavirus, according to CNN Health's tally.

In total, there are at least 160,698 cases of coronavirus in the country.

The total includes cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other US territories, as well as all repatriated cases. Hawaii and Wyoming have not reported a death from coronavirus. 

For the most up-to-date US numbers compiled by CNN, please check this map which automatically refreshes every 10 minutes.

10:42 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

Mexico's coronavirus cases top 1,000

From CNN's Natalie Gallon in Mexico City, CNN’s Taylor Barnes in Atlanta, and CNNE’s Adrian Ledezma

A doctor gives coronavirus administers at the Biomedica Lab in Mexico City on March 30.
A doctor gives coronavirus administers at the Biomedica Lab in Mexico City on March 30. Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images

The number of coronavirus cases in Mexico has now surpassed 1,000 -- and Monday was the deadliest day for the country since the outbreak began. 

Mexico's deputy health minister, Hugo Lopez-Gatell Ramirez, announced that there are 1,094 confirmed cases nationwide, including 28 fatalities. That toll represents eight new reported deaths since Sunday.

Third Mexican governor tests positive: Pancho Dominguez, the governor of Querétaro state, announced on Twitter that his coronavirus test came back positive. His announcement follows similar ones from the governors of Tabasco and Hidalgo states.

Health secretary tests positive: Tabasco state Health Secretary Dr. Silvia G. Roldán Fernández has tested positive for coronavirus, Subsecretary Dr. Leopoldo Gastelum Fernandez said in a video news conference. 

“You will ask why our health secretary isn’t here,” he said, after receiving a slip of paper during the news conference. Gastelum Fernandez then said that Roldán Fernández took a test for Covid-19 that came back positive, though she is asymptomatic. She is continuing to work remotely for the health agency.

9:21 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

The US federal government sent the wrong masks, says Illinois governor

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at a news conference on March 20 in Chicago.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at a news conference on March 20 in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

The White House told the US state of Illinois that it would receive 300,000 N95 masks -- but instead, the state got surgical masks, says Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

“My team is sorting through the shipment of 300,000 N95 masks the White House personally told me would be sent to our state," he said at a news conference Monday.
"While we do not have a final count on this yet, I can say with certainty that what they sent were not the N95 masks that were promised but instead were surgical masks, which is not what we asked for.
“I can’t emphasize enough how much we need the federal government to step up and amplify the size of their PPE (personal protective equipment) deliveries to Illinois and frankly across the nation.”

This was the third federal shipment of PPE Illinois has received and it arrived Sunday. But the governor said Illinois had so far received only a “small fraction” of what the state had asked for.

The state of Illinois currently has 5,057 confirmed coronavirus cases, including 73 deaths.

Pritzker also called on President Donald Trump to use the Defense Production Act to direct companies to increase PPE production.

Read more about the Defense Production Act here.

10:35 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

Coronavirus death rate is lower than previously reported -- but it's still deadlier than flu, study says

From CNN's Arman Azad

How many people die after being infected with the novel coronavirus? Fewer than previously calculated, according to a study released Monday, but still more than die from the flu. 

The research, published in the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases, estimated that about 0.66% of those infected with the virus will die.

What the research shows: That coronavirus death rate, which is lower than earlier estimates, takes into account potentially milder cases that often go undiagnosed – but it’s still far higher than the 0.1% of people who are killed by the flu. 

When unreported infections aren’t taken into account, the Lancet study found that the coronavirus death rate was 1.38%, which is more consistent with earlier reports.

That’s because death rates typically only consider reported coronavirus cases, which tend to be more severe, and thus brought to the attention of health-care workers. Asymptomatic cases -- or mild cases -- may not always be counted.

Death rate differs among age groups: That death rate, though, went up in older adults, with approximately 7.8% of those over age 80 estimated to die after infection. And deaths were estimated to be exceedingly rare in children younger than nine, with a fatality rate of just 0.00161%.

For age groups younger than 40, the death rate was never higher than 0.16%, according to the study. Out of 1,000 young adults infected, then, about one or two could die, with the youngest people facing the lowest risk.

Experts stress that it’s difficult to estimate a virus’ death rate during an epidemic.

Read the full story here.

9:05 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

78% of Americans are under stay-at-home orders

A person walks along a nearly empty street in Washington, DC, on March 27.
A person walks along a nearly empty street in Washington, DC, on March 27. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

At least 256,008,318 Americans, or 78% of the US population, are under stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders, according to a CNN count.

The US Census Bureau estimates the total US population at 328,239,523

This count also includes local city and county orders. The numbers were tallied using census data.

8:50 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

There are more than 160,000 coronavirus cases in the US

From CNN Health

Two members of the New York City Fire Department's EMS team wheel a patient into Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, on March 30.
Two members of the New York City Fire Department's EMS team wheel a patient into Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, on March 30. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

There are at least 160,008 cases of coronavirus in the US and 2,948 people have died from the virus, according to CNN Health's tally of US cases that are detected and tested. 

The total includes cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other US territories, as well as all repatriated cases. Hawaii and Wyoming are the only two states not to have reported a death from coronavirus. 

8:49 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

First coronavirus cases reported in Los Angeles homeless population

From CNN's Cheri Mossburg

Two people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles are infected with coronavirus -- the first known cases among the homeless population in the county, according to Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer.

Additionally, a person who works in an LA County homeless shelter has also contracted the virus.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom previously announced a homeless person had tested positive in the state, according to the state’s Department of Public Health. It’s unclear where that person lives.

Ferrer also announced seven additional deaths and 342 new cases in Los Angeles County overnight. There are 2,474 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Los Angeles County, Ferrer said.

Nearly 60,000 people were counted as homeless in Los Angeles County in 2019 -- a 12% increase over the previous year.