US Surgeon General: US Coronavirus Cases Are Where Italy Was 2 Weeks Ago
Now, Italy is reporting an estimated 25,000 cases and more than 1,800 people have died.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general said Monday that the number of coronavirus cases in the United States has reached the level that Italy recorded two weeks ago, a sign that infections are expected to rise in America as the government steps up testing and financial markets continue to fall. “We are at a critical inflection point in this country, people. We are where Italy was two weeks ago in terms of our numbers,”…