Despite implementing best strategies to stave off coronavirus, the US has witnessed 24,804 COVID-19 positive cases and 2,335 deaths cases on April 14, 2020.
The US is reporting the highest number of COVID-19 infection cases than any country in the world, and even surpassed Italy and Spain in number of deaths.
So far, the US Government has confirmed 614,246 COVID-19 infection cases and 26,064 death cases.
As of today, 549,362 coronavirus patients are undergoing treatment at various hospitals across the country and 13, 473 patients among them are in critical condition. However, 38,820 patients have already recovered and discharged.
New York, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in the USA, is the worst-hit state, and its healthcare systems is overwhelmed and seems on the verge of collapse.
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 14, 2020
In response, New York City is striving to prepare makeshift hospitals in Central Park, at the Javits convention centre and onboard a U.S. Navy medical ship.
“Other metropolitan areas in the U.S. could also experience similar, overwhelming demands on their health care systems,” exclaimed Krys Johnson, Epidemiologist at Temple University in Pennsylvania.
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