U.S. Leads World In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases; Trump Administration Expected To Outline Counties Most At Risk

New York Times: The U.S. Now Leads the World in Confirmed Coronavirus Cases
“Scientists warned that the United States someday would become the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. That moment arrived on Thursday. In the United States, at least 81,321 people are known to have been infected with the coronavirus, including more than 1,000 deaths — more cases than China, Italy, or any other country has seen, according to data gathered by the New York Times…” (McNeil, 3/26).

CNBC: U.S. now has more coronavirus cases than either China or Italy (Feuer et al., 3/26).

CNN: U.S. has most known coronavirus cases worldwide, but experts say it’s just the beginning of the battle (Maxouris, 3/27).

Fox News: How long will coronavirus last in the U.S.? (Stimson, 3/27).

The Hill: Birx cautions against inaccurate models predicting significant coronavirus spread (Chalfant, 3/26).

New York Times: We’re Sharing Coronavirus Case Data for Every U.S. County (3/27).

NPR: READ: President Trump’s Letter To Governors On New Coronavirus Guidelines (3/26).

Reuters: U.S. preparing guidelines to classify county COVID-19 risk: Trump (Heavey/Chiacu, 3/26).

Washington Post: U.S. deaths from coronavirus top 1,000, amid incomplete reporting from authorities and anguish from those left behind (Hauslohner et al., 3/26).

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