White House addresses coronavirus as U.S. death toll rises | USA TODAY

White House addresses coronavirus as U.S. death toll rises | USA TODAY 1

 

The coronavirus task force discusses the latest developments as the U.S. death toll reaches 150.

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In the U.S., deaths jumped to 150 across 22 states — including the first reported fatalities in Connecticut, Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania. There were more than 9,400 confirmed cases in the U.S. early Thursday, up from about 1,600 a week earlier, when there were 40 reported deaths.

The global death toll passed 9,000, with more than 220,000 confirmed cases.

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71 Comments on "White House addresses coronavirus as U.S. death toll rises | USA TODAY"

  1. 😶
    🤫🤫Looks like alot more than 10 people traveling that room🤔🤔🤔

  2. The Drunk Monk | March 19, 2020 at 1:39 PM | Reply

    News coming out now that officials in Europe are asking people to limit streaming resolutions to ensure bandwidth for all as more and more are stuck home. Streaming services haven’t committed to anything yet, could just be politicians not knowing anything about the internet spreading more panic…

  3. I don’t want to make fun of anything but is she trying to say something with her eyes?

  4. They all grab the podium in the same spot…. might as well be shaking hands

  5. Why is the food industries & the public more concerned about the delivery of their food to them & not if the team who made the food is infected or not? If I order a pizza I’m worried about the people who made it AND the person delivering it.

    • If the corona comes into the restaurant chances are that the employees are being very vigilant about disinfecting all the commonly used surfaces. Plus I’ve been using Doordash because of all this, the drivers either leave the food on the porch or use gloves. I’m sure they change them out after interacting with every customer.

      The point being, diligent employees will not let it spread by keeping up the good hygiene and cleaning practices. Not everyone is diligent, and I know that, but a lot of people are super aware of it right now and are being mindful to keep everything clean.

    • Austin Cari if the virus is in the restaurant it is airborne and can still infect surfaces like food items and can remain on those items for several days. Then you ingest those items and contact the virus. There is no more quarantining this. They are just slowing the infection rate as much as possible so millions aren’t going to hospital for help all at the same time. There’s not enough beds and equipment to help a huge surge. They want people going in slowly so beds are available.

    • If the virus gets on food items it could potentially die based on heat of the foods cause most Coronavirus’ die in heat exposure but since this is a new virus 3 months old(flu is over 2,000 years old)they have no idea how heat exposure effects it. I also think people are contagious longer than what they are stating or become positive again after testing negative cause someone that had this virus tested positive almost a month with zero symptoms. So the info people are getting isn’t clear info.

    • Cook at home, it’s definitely safer.

    • Sonja Orleans | March 22, 2020 at 8:26 PM | Reply

      @Kodokimari gotta have candy

  6. Chris Gibson | March 19, 2020 at 2:15 PM | Reply

    If people would have known about it? I think we all knew about it for like…. a long time.

    • This Machine Kills Fascists | March 19, 2020 at 7:43 PM | Reply

      China informed the World Health Organization and the press on 12/31/19.

    • Hey now, are you trying to hold the president of the United States accountable for his words and actions? Watch out, his cult supporters don’t like that!

    • queenjadie 1st | March 20, 2020 at 5:50 AM | Reply

      there are different types of coronaviruses that they have found the cure to but i dont know the name of them. They are going back to read what they did to cure those and make enough of it for everyone. If i am incorrect please call me out on it and tell what they were going to do correctly

    • Chris Gibson | March 20, 2020 at 5:53 AM | Reply

      @queenjadie 1st Well even if they have a vacine it would have to be tested, manufactured, and then distributed. That’s a long timeline.

    • queenjadie 1st | March 20, 2020 at 6:05 AM | Reply

      true thanks for discussing it with me because im kinda worried

  7. All these people are dying? How come we don’t know WHO they are?

    • Beautiful Disaster | March 20, 2020 at 6:27 AM | Reply

      @jake harmo yes they are

    • @2DOG3FIST Yes, fear can be a great motivator and control tool. All dictators and demon scum throughout history have known this and utilized it to their benefit.

    • @2DOG3FIST … A good majority of my family on both sides are proud military or law enforcement. 😅

    • What did you guys do with your lives? Smoke weed and go on and on about conspiracies. The government is order. No wonder you are afraid to die.

    • D D you don’t know if you know someone with it or not. The common spread of this virus is people with no symptoms. Symptoms also develop within 2-14 days. We are screwed economically though. But it is a scam because this isn’t the first coronavirus strain (SARS,MERS,some common cold viruses) we could’ve had this medicine made YEARS AGO. But since they didn’t have enough money nothing happened. America should’ve also shut down airports as soon as this was heard.

  8. swarnim gauli | March 19, 2020 at 2:38 PM | Reply

    is she talking in morse-code with her eyes???

  9. Who was firing an M4 when trump entered??🤔

  10. DOES ANYONE KNOW MORSE CODE, CAN SOMEONE TRANSLATE THE LADYS BLINKING?

  11. hally12hally | March 19, 2020 at 2:43 PM | Reply

    Talk about pating each other on the back

    • DOnt worry fake press will equal it out

    • Small Town Girl Big City Heart | March 19, 2020 at 6:14 PM | Reply

      hally12hally Somebody’s got to do it! 😉

    • @gacj2010 It’s amazing that you would believe 1 guy who is on video repeatedly lying, admitting in court documents that he lies, provably lying again and again, one of the truly most well documented liars ever on the planet — and you believe him over everyone else in the world.

    • @Kez He uses hyperbole often and I understand how people say ” tons of people” etc but on the big things like……………………………. “if you like your insurance , you can keep your insurance (22 times) and each American will pay 2,500.00 less for your insurance “……………
      Now these are big ones that affected me and took away my doctor..
      So your politifacts and factchecker leftist web sites make it a point of making Trump talk lies ….. we get it .

  12. Lucero Doto [Northwest CTA] | March 19, 2020 at 2:59 PM | Reply

    Be part of the solution

  13. Kevin Martinez | March 19, 2020 at 5:44 PM | Reply

    That guy that coughed at 24:34 is probably dead now I can only imagine everyone pointing him out lmao

  14. MARILU ORNELAS | March 19, 2020 at 6:36 PM | Reply

    Thank you so much for those doctors and nurses working 🥰

  15. Zoran Kafadar | March 19, 2020 at 8:41 PM | Reply

    Silver will go up 2000-5000 thousands of dollars after this 🙁

  16. Mykola Rieland | March 19, 2020 at 9:55 PM | Reply

    Disorder came from order, fear came from courage, weakness came from strengthIn order await the disordered; in tranquility await the clamorous. This is the way to control the mind

  17. ωнιѕкєу | March 20, 2020 at 2:04 AM | Reply

    i hope they realize that covid-19, if it really is like a flu virus, might show up again next year? cause the flu always does.

  18. Overall
    -Old FDA laws removed
    – More testing can be done now
    – 4 new drugs to treat Covid 19
    – Any New drug from another country WILL be tested and used for Americans
    – Still waiting for results from Vaccine tests

    ***Everything is Subject to change**

  19. Lenny Freedman | March 20, 2020 at 5:30 AM | Reply

    WE PREDICT OVER 60% PEOPLE ALREADY CATCH CORONA VIRUS IN CALIFORNIA. WE NEED PRAY !

  20. …hope vaccine can be used for saving life soon

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