Following some days in which the death rate had dropped or was almost zero, the US reported the largest number of deaths from coronavirus in one day.
According to Johns Hopkins University’s count of incidents, the average death toll was 2,405 on Tuesday, taking the cumulative number of US deaths to 26,033. The virus has affected at least 609,240 people in the US.
Despite the bleak figures, health authorities have said they agree the U.S. levels are diminishing, but alert states do not yet relax social distancing steps as a virus outbreak is extremely likely until Americans try to get out of the house again.
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The resources to detect and control new coronavirus cases. They would be critical to stopping yet another deadly outbreak in the region.
“You want your tools to be able to classify, distinguish and track connections very easily in real-time,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Whereas it is still a work in progress to find the right time to reopen the government.
The Washington Post announced that a committee headed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has formulated a plan to restore the country to operation. That provides guidelines for local and state officials on how to restart the country safely and in phases. CNN has contacted government departments for comment.
Elsewhere, governors around the country have already started to participate in discussions. On the first steps towards reopening their markets. With several stay-at-home directives from the military. As well as the social distancing guidance from the federal government. Expected to expire by the end of the month.
But other state leaders who already see their number of cases climbing. They say it is too early to start talking about relaxing any controls.