“There will be a lot of deaths,” said Trump at the White House, where he and other US officials have described parts of the United States as rising to the heights of their crises, while warning that new hot spots were emerging in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Washington, DC.
More than 8,000 people have died to date in the United States, but the White House said its projections show that at least 100,000 people could die from the virus.
Dr. Deborah Birx said that “the next two weeks are extremely important” and “it’s time not to go to the grocery store, not to go to the pharmacy, but to do everything you can to keep your family and friends safe and that means everyone is six feet away, washing their hands. “
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