Coronavirus kills over 16,000 people in the US

The novel coronavirus named COVID-19 has affected more than 15 lakh people and has killed almost 95,000 lives, globally. The US stands first in the list of the most affected countries in the world. The affected number in the US alone will leave you devastated.

by Monika

Updated: Apr 10, 2020 10:20 IST

Tags: World Corona
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The deadly Virus rules the US.

The United States of America stands first in the list of most affected countries in the world, with over 4.5 lakh people affected. The death toll in the country has risen, spiking the number to 16,000 to date. Comprising the adjoining New Jersey and Connecticut, the New York metropolitan area alone brings more than 9,000 and 220,000 cases. 


The financial capital of the world, New York City, which has one of the best health facilities, showed more than 800 deaths in a day. In addition to this, the US economy has rendered a record of 16 million workers jobless in a matter of just three weeks.
Trump said, "It looks like we're at the lower end of the curb in terms of death, which is a terrible word... a terrible, dark word that we've experienced like nobody's ever seen before in this country. We have numbers that are terrible," to the reporters during his daily White House press conference.


He also exudated confidence and said that the economy is going to do well in the coming months. Trump asserted, "I think the economy is going to do very well... I think our country, from an economic standpoint, will end up being stronger than ever. We have tremendous stimulus. We have tremendous stimulus plans. We have things in the works that are going to really, I think, fire the country. What's going to happen is we're going to have a big bounce rather than a small balance. But we will be back, and I think, honestly, I think our country is going to be back from an economic standpoint, he said in response to a question." 
Federal Research Chairman Jerome Powell said in an interview by the Brooklyn Institute that the country needs to plan nationally to reopen the economy since all of them wanted it to happen as quickly as possible.

 

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