Coronavirus lockdown to last 10-12 weeks, top Trump administration official says
The blockade that is affecting large sections of the American public to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus is likely to last 10 to 12 weeks or untill June, US Treasury Secretary Steven Munich said on Sunday.
Americans are adapting to the biggest change in day-to-day life since World War II with schools closed, sports canceled and financial turmoil as job losses are linked to business housing in many industries.
Hospitals are scrambling for protective equipment for healthcare workers and ventilators as they brace for a wave of patients who will need help breathing. U.S. cases climbed to over 25,000 on Sunday morning and at least 325 people have died, with about half the cases in New York state, according to a Reuters tally.
22 March 2020