The estimates made by other health professionals to the number of coronavirus deaths range between 200,000 and 1.7 million, raising fears that Dr. Fauci is being pressured to minimize the possible danger of the pandemic.
The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is calling the estimate of U.S. coronavirus deaths reaching 200,000 a moving target. With estimated deaths from the pandemic in the U.S. as high as 1.7 million, one can only wonder if the 200,000 will be compared to President Trump’s claim: “15 people who infected and they are all getting better” earlier this month.
The number of confirmed U.S. coronavirus cases has continued to rise, with more than 123,000 cases and over 2,100 deaths as of Sunday. Nineteen states have at least 1,000 cases each. During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday the President Trump’s delay in responding to the pandemic would ultimately cost American lives.
“His denial at the beginning was deadly,” Ms. Pelosi, a California Democrat, said, “Now I think the best thing would be to do is to prevent more loss of life.”
“We want to work in a unified way to get the job done here, “ she added, “but we cannot continue to allow him to continue to make these underestimates of what is happening here.”
“Don’t fiddle while people die, Mr. President,” Ms. Pelosi said.
The number of coronavirus cases has topped 680,000; 31,882 dead, with only 145,600 recovered assuming China has not been intentionally using phony numbers. Yesterday was the deadliest day of the pandemic in Span as its overloaded health-care system struggles to cope with almost 80,000 cases of Covid-19.
Italy’s coronavirus death toll topped 10,000 and has over 92,000 confirmed infections.
Louisiana, which has the fourth-highest U.S. death total so far, could run out of capacity for breathing machines in the city of New Orleans within a week.
The lockdown in the United Kingdom could last until June.
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