The US leader on March 29 acknowledged for the first time the number of coronavirus deaths in the country that could reach 100,000 or more.
President Donald Trump made this comment at a press conference on March 29 about the situation of coronavirus in the US . He emphasized that if the US kept the death rate below 100,000, it was “we did very well”, according to CNN.
Earlier, the leading epidemiologist, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, made a similar comment on the “State of the Union” program .
The risk of death increases
Fauci said that based on predictive models, the number of deaths from coronavirus infection in the United States is at risk of up to 100,000 or more.
At a press conference on March 29, President Trump said he had just received the “most accurate” and “most comprehensive” study of potential coronavirus deaths.
He added that the number of deaths in the US could exceed 2 million if “we do nothing”. Earlier, Dr. Fauci said the US could record millions of cases of coronavirus infection.
“When I heard the number today, and this is the first time I heard that number even though I kept asking this question to some people, I feel more satisfied with what we’ve accomplished. in the past week with $ 2,200 billion, “President Trump mentioned the stimulus package approved by the House of Representatives on March 27.
“We’re talking about the possibility of nearly 2.2 million people. Some say the number will be even higher. That’s 2.2 million deaths. Up to 2.2 million people are affected by this disease, “he said.
The number of 2.2 million deaths is predicted by the World Health Organization Collaborative Center (WHOCC) team on the Infectious Diseases Simulation, the MRC Global Infectious Disease Analysis Center (MRC GIDA , Abdul Latif Institute for Disease and Emergency Analysis in collaboration with Imperial College London.
This scenario is warned if the US government does not intervene in the community to spread coronavirus.
Confusing response, inconsistent
Also at the press conference, President Trump decided to extend guidelines nationwide to limit social exposure for another 30 days, extending until April 30.
President Trump has recently been criticized for responding to the coronavirus epidemic in an embarrassing and inconsistent manner.
When the first case was discovered in the United States, in Washington State, he confidently asserted that the United States was safe and compared coronavirus less dangerous than seasonal flu.
Preventive measures stop at the ban on entry and testing of people who have been to China , as he is confident the number of US infections has been contained in February.
Limited testing makes it impossible for the US health system to detect infection in the community before a large-scale outbreak starts in March.
The federal government also has not fully used its powers to meet the needs of medical equipment in states that are currently epidemic like New York and emerging New Orleans.
Most recently, President Trump was criticized by governors and health experts for his intention to revive economic activity, loosen indications to limit social contact before Easter, despite the risk of disease. serious outbreak.
- Every 15 seconds, 1 person dies of Covid-19 in the world
There are nearly 19 million Covid-19 infections worldwide and more than 700,000 deaths as of August 5. According to Reuters, one person dies every 15 seconds from the new strain of coronavirus.
The death of coronavirus infection surpassed 700,000 on August 5, according to Reuters statistics. The United States , Brazil, India and Mexico are countries with rapidly increasing deaths.
On average, nearly 5,900 people die every 24 hours from Covid-19, according to Reuters calculations based on data from the past two weeks.
This equates to 247 deaths every hour, or one person every 15 seconds from the new strain of coronavirus.
US President Donald Trump declared the Covid-19 pandemic to be controlled as far as possible in the US, where more than 155,000 people have died from the coronavirus. The response to the discrete pandemic in this country has not been able to prevent the number of infections from rising.
“They are dying, it’s true,” Trump said in an interview with news site Axios . “Accept this. But that doesn’t mean we haven’t done everything we can yet. The pandemic is under control as much as possible in America. This is a terrible epidemic.”
In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro ignores the severity of the pandemic and opposes restrictions to prevent virus spreading, even if he and some of his cabinet members are already virus-positive.
The pandemic affected Latin America, where about 640 million people live, more slowly than in other parts of the world. However, officials still struggle to control the virus because of the poverty and high population density of the area.
More than 100 million people across Latin America and the Caribbean live in slums, according to the United Nations Human Resources Program . Many worked in the informal economy, had little access to the welfare system, and had to work during the pandemic.
Even in places where the virus seems to have been prevented, the number of new infections has increased in recent times, signaling a long-lasting war.
Australia , Japan , Hong Kong , Bolivia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Bulgaria, Belgium, Uzbekistan and Israel all recorded a record increase in new infections over the past few days.
Australia also reported a record new death toll on August 5, bringing the total coronavirus deaths in the country to 247.
- The US surpass 5 million coronavirus infections
The US has recorded more than 5 million Covid-19 cases as of August 8. The United State also has more than 161,000 people died of coronavirus.
On 8/8, the number of coronavirus infections in the US surpassed the 5 million people, while American politicians are still debating about the pandemic bailout and schools considering whether to continue opening
With 5 million cases of Covid-19, the United States continues to be the country with the most cases in the world. Second is Brazil with about 3 million cases. India ranked third with 2 million positive cases.
In terms of cases per capita, the US ranks eighth in the world.
The number of US cases is reported by the New York Times based on reports of federal, state and local officials. Public health experts have warned that the actual number of people infected with coronavirus in the US is much larger.
The number of infections is on the rise in seven states, as well as in Puerto Rico, Guam and the US Virgin Islands, according to the New York Times. During the past week, Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida were the states with the most recent viral infections relative to the population.
The United States recorded its 1 million infection on April 28, more than three months after the first case was discovered in the country. As of June 10, the US exceeded 2 million cases. The US continues to hit the 3 million infection mark on July 7 and the 4 million cases on July 23.
The US is testing about 720,000 people a day, according to data from the Covid Tracking Project.
The number of new infections per day in the US peaked on July 16 with 75,697 cases. This number has gradually decreased and the average over the last seven days has been about 54,000 new infections per day.
At least 161,000 people have died since the pandemic started in the US.
- 15+ Best Coronavirus Street Graffiti Art Around the World
As the days go by more graffiti on the coronavirus appears overnight in some of the most popular cities in the world. Street artists take advantage of the solitude of the streets to capture their works of art.
We present the best 15+ coronavirus street graffiti from around the world take a look. Remember social distancing is first
It is from the artist Fake (@iamfake on IG). He even let people download the piece on A2 size for non commercial use.
New Coronavirus street art – Wynwood
“Covfefe-19”, Copenhagen – by Welino
My precious! (graffiti art in Germany)
Stay Safe mural in east LA
Lockdown graffiti from street artist The Rebel Bear on Bath Street
“The kiss” from Italian urban artist Salvatore Benintende
‘It feels like wartime’: how street artists are responding to coronavirus – Sean “Hula” Yoro
Mural depicting medical workers wearing protective masks seen in Warsaw
Yes, we can ! Love in “coronatime”
Nothing to Xi here!
Cheers – Graffiti Coronavirus by Gnasher
Copenhagen. Denmark. by Andreas Welin
A woman in a medical uniform shows the virus her middle finger
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