Virus Watch: March 5

565 will regularly report the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus on the international, nation and state levels.

The World Health Organization reported March 5 the following numbers of worldwide COVID-19 cases in total and new cases in the last 24 hours:

  • Globally: 95,333 confirmed (2,241 new)
  • China: 80,565 confirmed (143 new), 3,015 deaths (31 new)
  • Outside of China: 14,768 confirmed (2,098 new), 85 countries (9 new), 276 deaths (53 new)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the following numbers in the U.S. of COVID-19 cases as of March 5:

  • Total cases (99), deaths (10), states reporting cases (13)

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported the following numbers in Iowa of COVID-19 cases as of March 4:

  • Asymptomatic cases monitored (10)

In a medical emergency, call 911. If you feel ill, visit your doctor. For more information, call the Dallas County Public Health Department at 515-993-3750 or 515-465-2483 or 800-811-7565.


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