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1,000

The number of coronavirus tests that the drive-thru testing site at Georgia Institute of Technology will be able to administer per day.

April 7, 2020
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200 million

The number of Zoom daily users during the month of March as thousands of workers were sent to work remotely in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. The new number is double that of daily users Zoom had in December 2019.

April 6, 2020
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6,648,000

The number of seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims as of March 28, as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor. This is the highest level of seasonally adjusted initial claims in history.

April 3, 2020
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5.2 million

The number of guests who had their information compromised in a Marriott International Inc., data breach. The information included contact details, loyalty accounts and other personal details like gender and birthday.

April 2, 2020
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100,000

The number of electronic devices that Chicago Public Schools will distribute to students to use at home during this period of remote learning. The school district has already distributed 65,000 laptops and tablets to students in need.

April 1, 2020
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5

The number of minutes that it takes to get positive results from a new coronavirus test that was just approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week. Negative results take 13 minutes to produce.

March 31, 2020
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15,000

The number of newly designed ventilators that the vacuum company, Dyson, has promised to the U.K. National Health Service. "This new device can be manufactured quickly, efficiently and at volume.”

March 28, 2020
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3.3 million

The number of Americans that applied for unemployment benefits last week, a devastating reflection of the coronavirus pandemic’s financial impacts. It’s five times greater than the previous record from 1982.

March 27, 2020
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40 million

The number of monthly users of the Weather Channel app, which has just released tracking and trending data down to a county level about COVID-19.

March 26, 2020
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53 million

The number of U.S. students that are affected by school closures during the COVID-19 outbreak. To slow the spread of the virus, 118,000 schools in the U.S. have closed.

March 25, 2020
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54%

The proportion decrease of consumer interest that U.S. restaurants have experienced during the coronavirus outbreak and social distancing. Preference for take-out and delivery options have doubled and consumer interest in grocery stores has shot up 102 percent.

March 24, 2020
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