The number of casualties related to the nationwide Coronavirus pandemic topped 4,000 Tuesday night as White House officials said the total fatality number could be between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths within 12 months.
“The U.S. has now surpassed China by over 700 COVID-19 fatalities — as the White House coronavirus task force said it projects 100,000 to 240,000 deaths from the virus and millions infected in the country,” reports Fox News.
“This is going to be a rough two-week period,” President Trump said in a press conference on Tuesday. “As a nation we’re going to have a really rough two weeks. Our strength will be tested and our endurance will be tried.”
“Because of the sheer volume of cases, we will be sharing the updated number of clusters every day at noon,” the Louisiana Department of Health said. “The Department continues to work with facilities to minimize the spread of the illness and protect residents and staff.”
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