Coronavirus deaths top 2,000 in US just days after reaching 1,000 mark
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The rising number signaled the rapid spread of the virus, also known as COVID-19, despite extraordinary public health measures in place across the nation that have closed businesses – grinding the economy to a near-halt — and confined millions to their homes.
Confirmed infections also climbed by nearly 17,000 on Saturday, to a total of more than 121,000 nationwide.
Globally, Italy saw nearly 1,000 more deaths Saturday — topping China in both cases and deaths — and the Netherlands cracked into the top 10 in confirmed cases. The worldwide case total rose to …continued .
[Source: Fox News]