Deaths due to Corona virus have topped 10,000 in the US. New York and New Jersey were hit with the most cases of Corona virus. Bloomberg uploaded a video about Trump addressing the issue. Trump said that they need to flatten the curve so as to fight the virus.
He stated how they have sent military and medical health professionals to New Jersey, Connecticut and New York. He further stated that cargo planes have delivered almost 3,000,000 gloves, 8,000,000 masks and 3,000,000 gowns to hospitals all over the nation. He said that he hopes that they are flattening the curve by taking these actions.
After the video which was made on April 5, the news website stated that the governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo said that deaths may mean hitting a plateau. However, the deaths on April 6 decreased slightly. So that means April 5 had more deaths than April 6.
He further said that maintaining social distancing is a challenge. However, if it is not maintained then it could lead to an increase in the spread of the corona virus. Additionally, he increased the fine for social distancing violations to $1,000.
The Rest Of The United States And Their Actions
The other states in the United States are giving their help to New York since it is experiencing a supply shortage. Governor Andrew Cuomo said that Oregon wanted to provide 140 ventilators to New York state, and California is planning to give a loan of 500 ventilators which are state-owned to the national stockpile.
According to Aljazeera, United States is the third highest nation with the most deaths from Corona virus. Italy and Spain are the first and second nations that have the highest amount of Corona virus deaths.
On Monday, United States has started experiencing a peak death week of the corona virus as an official called it, and over 90% of Americans are under orders to stay at home. Furthermore, test results take too much time before they come out, and results need to be known early.
Bill De Blasio, the governor of New York has that even though many ventilators and other machines have been delivered through out the state, it still requires 1,000 to 1,500 more ventilators to be distributed by Sunday reported by NBCNEWS.
What Doctors Have To Say
A general surgeon, Jerome Adams adviced Americans to stay indoors and to practice social distancing. He even sympathized with everyone and stated that he understood how it could be to be cooped up, but to flatten the curve, everyone has to follow through.
Dr. Andrew Fauci has said that the American nation is fighting to control the outbreak of the corona virus. He further said on CBS news that it may become worse and we need to be ready to face it. Additionally, veterans are also being affected greatly by the virus. On Sunday, 2,699 cases have been confirmed among veterans and 103 deaths.
The health department has stated that on Monday night, New York City had recorded 2,738 deaths due to the corona virus. As earlier mentioned, New York, New Jersey and California are the most hit states, and they need to take social distancing more seriously.