Coronavirus updates: U.S. death toll over 1,000 as hospitals struggle
As the U.S.death toll sailed past 1,000, the governor of New York — the state with the worst outbreak so far — warned residents they’re “still on the way up the mountain.” The number of COVID-19 cases across the country is fast approaching 70,000, forcing leaders from city halls right up to the White House to grapple with how much to restrict Americans’ lives to curb the spread.
Doctors and epidemiologists are adamant that strict social distancing measures work, and while President Trump hopes to ease restrictions on businesses to start reviving the U.S. economy by Easter, other countries — even further down the road in their outbreaks — are considering extending their lockdowns.
As hospital ICUs and morgues began filling up in some U.S. cities, the
[Source: CBS News]