The United States has surpassed Spain, Germany and Iran for confirmed cases of covid-19 placing America third in the world for confirmed coronavirus cases.
The infection rate in the United States for coronavirus doubled in two days and is expected to spike over the next 10 days.
The current confirmed case count for the United States is 43,214. Total deaths in the Unites States are 533. A backlog of tests are still being processed.
Quarantine efforts to ‘flatten the curve’ of the spread of covid-19 have been implemented due to the limited resources of medical facilities.
Case numbers have been confirmed through the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.