The news moves pretty fast with the Covid-19 this time of night as other countries update their numbers until about 800PM EST. I’m going to give US news only tonight, but a lot is happening in every other country as well. it’s just getting to be too much to keep up with.
US death toll climbs to 6; all in WA, which has 18 cases
2 new cases confirmed in Tampa Bay
1st case reported in New Hampshire Santa Clara County confirms 2 more cases, bringing county total to 9
Gottlieb warns US cases likely in ‘low thousands’
Illinois announces 4th case Virus now in 8 US states: Washington, California, Illinois, Rhode Island, New York, Florida, Oregon and New Hampshire
In an interview that will air tonight, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the CDC said the outbreak in the US has “reached outbreak proportions and likely pandemic proportions.
The US death toll is now changing by the minute.
Washington State authorities are now saying six patients have died from the virus (presumably all of them were elderly or sick, as the first patients who died were), and the total number of patients in the state has climbed to 18, with all of the new cases of “unknown origin” as experts warn there could be hundreds, possibly thousands, of infections in the state.