U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed optimism despite Covid-19 continuing to cut a devastating path across America.
On Monday, the United States surpassed more than 60,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time in a single day. Across the country, more than a third of states reported record highs in daily new cases. The growing numbers come as the U.S. budget deficit widened to a record-high of $864 billion last month while many small and large businesses declared bankruptcy this year – blaming the pandemic in part for their demise.
- Dr. Gary Richwald is a communicable and infectious disease expert and the chief medical officer with Reel Health.
- Raven McGregor, was diagnosed with Covid-19 in March and is now recovered.
- Betsey Stevenson, served as an economic adviser in the Obama administration, and is currently a professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan.
- Mehmet Osman Coskun is the owner of East West Coffee Wine in Northern Virginia.
The collapse of the U.S. economy from the coronavirus is pummeling America's largest banks. Wells Fargo posts its first quarterly loss since 2008 — and JPMorgan Chase set aside billions to cover bad loans.https://t.co/Yb6ts7rzSg
— NPR (@NPR) July 14, 2020
A Montana memory care facility didn't carry out free coronavirus testing on its residents. Now, the outbreak has infected nearly everyone who lives there. Eight residents have died, accounting for almost a quarter of Montana’s 34 confirmed deaths. https://t.co/WZ40x828vO
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 14, 2020
With more than 2,000 patients hospitalized and hundreds in ICUs, "Miami is now the epicenter of the pandemic," one infectious disease expert said https://t.co/jb7lEWm6Vp
— CNN (@CNN) July 14, 2020
There will be no return to the “old normal” for the foreseeable future. But there is a roadmap to a situation where we can control #COVID19 and get on with our lives. No matter where a country is in its epidemic curve, it is never too late to take decisive action. https://t.co/qz4s8KWsYV pic.twitter.com/qxd3tsgAuf
— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) July 14, 2020