Overnight coronavirus deaths in the U.S. surged, increasing by 565 to over 3000. There have now been 3148 coronavirus deaths in America, as the total number of confirmed cases grew by almost 20,000 to 163,479.
Americans are struggling to grasp what lies ahead. On Monday coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx revealed the federal government now predicts the best case scenario will be 100,000 to 200,000 COVID-19 deaths.
"If we do things together well ... we could get in the range of 100,000-200,000 fatalities. We don't even want to s… https://t.co/RlYNfVl16r— TODAY (@TODAY)1585567696.0
President Trump declared if the number comes in at 100,000 he will have done "a very good job."
Here's how some are reacting to today's devastating news.
Over 3000 US dead from Coronavirus. Trump wins the George W Bush "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in US" Negligence in Government Award.— Fire Donald Trump🧢 (@Fire Donald Trump🧢)1585615541.0
"When you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that's a pretty… https://t.co/DcBZQ1cxcu— Richard holt (@Richard holt)1585614354.0
Over 3000 Americans have now died from Covid-19 making it officially worse than 9/11. If anyone says "Never Forget"… https://t.co/3JqtoRt8bD— Spongebob's Campaign Manager (@Spongebob's Campaign Manager)1585616035.0
3000 US deaths from a pandemic (probably low bc we know some deaths have been recorded as due to pneumonia not coro… https://t.co/daDBpQYEyn— ariadtuppen (@ariadtuppen)1585614384.0
"US deaths pass 3,000" So how many September 11's will this country have to endure before you people admit he is… https://t.co/Xd6Z4L3Rgc— Ajay (@Ajay)1585617179.0