The number of deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19 passed 3,000 on Tuesday, according to NBC News’ tally. There are now more than 170,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Health officials recorded 1550 deaths in New York with over 75000 cases as per John Hopkins University https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html.
While increasing the Federal social distance order to the end of April, President Trump said that “Our future is in our own hands, and the choices and sacrifices we make will determine the fate of this virus and really the fate of our victory,”
Meanwhile in Europe, a moment of silence took place at 12 p.m. local time in Spain and Italy. The two countries account for more than half of the 37,829 deaths globally related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Spain’s Health Ministry reported on Tuesday that it diagnosed 9,222 new cases of the virus and saw 849 deaths in a single day.
Reports from public sources.