White House predicts 100K to 240K U.S. deaths from COVID-19 if current social-distancing guidelines are followed

by Adam Ford · Mar 31st, 2020 5:45 pm
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The White House on Tuesday evening predicted that total American deaths from COVID-19 would fall somewhere between 100,000 and 240,000 if current social-distancing guidelines are maintained.

According to Worldometers, U.S. deaths from the outbreak currently sit at 3,780 as of 6:30 p.m. EST.

Trump called Americans to brace for "a very tough two-weeks":

"I want every American to be prepared for the hard days that lie ahead," Trump said. "We're going to go through a very tough two weeks."


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