Covid 19: Over 300,000 confirmed cases in the US, even though Trump pushed for sports to return as soon as possible

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States surpassed 300,00 on Saturday, with more than 8,000 deaths. The updated total came as Anthony S. Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert, reiterated that the risk of a coronavirus resurgence is real.

Madonna has announced she has donated $1million in order to help find a cure for coronavirus.

The U.S. economy lost a total of 701,000 jobs in March due to coronavirus pandemic

 

Meanwhile, President Trump said that although he can’t commit to having fans back in stadiums at a specific date, he pushed for sports to return as soon as possible.

Here are some significant developments:

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  • The New York Police Department said 6,698 of the force’s 36,000 officers — or 18.5 percent — were out sick or in quarantine Friday. A day earlier, there were 6,498 unavailable, or 18.1 percent of the force.
  • Taylor Swift donates money to fans affected by COVID-19
  • Research shows that the virus is killing more men than women across the United States.
  • Local officials in Georgia are lashing out at Gov. Brian Kemp (R) after his decision to issue a stay-at-home order that reopened all state beaches.
  • The U.S. will likely go down as the country that was supposedly best prepared to fight a pandemic but ended up catastrophically over matched. The Washington Post retraces th failures over the first 70 days crisis

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