People attempting to shop at the Mall of Americas Costco in Miami, Florida, waited in a long line just to get in the door on Monday, March 16.
Video filmed by Dr. Erich Companioni shows a long line of shoppers winding around the building. “No toilet paper, no towel paper, no water, this is the [line] for Costco,” Companioni wrote on Instagram.
There were 137 cases of COVID-19 reported to the Florida Department of Health as of March 16. Reports quoting the mayor of Miami Beach said that the shutdown of restaurants and nightlife venues is likely coming “in the very near future.”
Worldwide, there have been at least 168,019, resulting in 6,610 deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Credit: Dr. Erich Companioni via Storyful