As U.S. Cases Top 100,000 President Trump Signs Relief Bill
According to the New York Times database, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States rose above the 100,000 mark. On the same day, the death toll exceeded 1,500. America has now surpassed Italy and China in terms of total cases.
Also from NYT, President Trump signed the $2 trillion relief bill this Friday, March 27, 2020, Trump, who had previously questioned the need for additional ventilators, also pressured the industry to make more after a new survey of mayors uncovered dire shortages of urgently needed medical supplies. And in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive
Newsworthy Developments for March 27, 2020
- There are now 100,000 known coronavirus cases in the United States.
- President Trump laments his political fate and attacks Democratic governors.
- Trump signs $2 trillion stimulus plan, clearing way for checks for Americans.
- Coronavirus cases now threaten America’s middle.
- U.S. cities face shortages of masks, ventilators and emergency gear.
- After expressing doubts about the need for more ventilators, Trump pushes industry to make more.
- Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain and the health secretary test positive.
COVID-19: U.S. at a Glance
Cases and Data
The following data comes from the most recent information published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Total cases: 85,356
- Total deaths: 1,246
- Jurisdictions reporting cases: 54 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands)
Current Sources and Origins
- Travel-related: 712
- Close contact: 1,326
- Under investigation: 83,318
Stay At Home States and Social Distancing Rules
More states have imposed limited stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders, including Montana, Kentucky, Vermont, New Hampshire, and others. We have posted a map of statewide and limited orders in place across the nation, which is updated each weekday.
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