The coronavirus has officially claimed the lives of over 100,000 people in the United States over the span of four months.
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According to reports from CNN, an average of 900 Americans have died every day from COVID-19. Of course, this total doesn’t even take into account the presumed individuals who have passed away at home from complications related to the virus without ever being able to get access to a test.
Back in April, the White House projected that between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans total would die from the coronavirus. Donald Trump said that if the death toll were on the lower end of that scale, he would consider his administration did a “very good job” in its response to the pandemic….but we already hit that marker and this virus is nowhere close to being done.
Behind us, the next closest country in deaths related to COVID-19 is the UK with over 37,000. The US is also ahead of every other country in confirmed coronavirus cases with 1.7 million, with Brazil sitting at a distant second with just above 400,000.
While the coronavirus death toll continues to rise, many states are beginning to take steps towards reopening non-essential businesses, which could lead to an increase in cases. CDC director Robert Redfield warned Americans last month of a possible worst second wave of COVID-19 coming later this year.
“There’s a possibility that the assault of the virus on our nation next winter will actually be even more difficult than the one we just went through,” Redfield said. “And when I’ve said this to others, they kind of put their head back, they don’t understand what I mean. We’re going to have the flu epidemic and the coronavirus epidemic at the same time.”
This article was originally posted on Bossip.com.
List Of Celebrities With Coronavirus
1. Fred The Godson1 of 18
2. NFL Player, Von Miller
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“Von has elected to share his diagnosis publicly to emphasize that anyone can be afflicted with coronavirus. … [He] is doing well and recovering at home in self-isolation.”— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) April 16, 2020
Statement from the #Broncos on Von Miller testing positive for COVID-19 » https://t.co/PJW4YZjOp1 pic.twitter.com/nqHEiy6zw9
3. BeBe Winans
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4. African Saxophonist, Manu Dibango
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crazy we lost another great to Coronavirus... Manu Dibango ... Le Grand... https://t.co/BnNX0FOqtA— Gilles Peterson (@gillespeterson) March 24, 2020
5. Andy Cohen
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6. Harvey Weinstein
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Harvey Weinstein One of Two Confirmed Coronavirus Cases at NY Prison https://t.co/NS3cxkKdG7— TMZ (@TMZ) March 23, 2020
7. Idris Elba
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This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing 👊🏾👊🏾 No panic. pic.twitter.com/Lg7HVMZglZ— Idris Elba (@idriselba) March 16, 2020
8. Kevin Durant
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NBA star Kevin Durant is among four Brooklyn Nets players who tested positive for coronavirus.— ABC News (@ABC) March 18, 2020
Durant said in a statement that he was feeling fine and urged the public to "be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine." https://t.co/A64BQL9rUr pic.twitter.com/ZZEFCXGV4C
9. Marcus Smart
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I was tested 5 days ago and the results came back tonight, which were positive. Ive been self quarantined since the test, thank goodness. COVID-19 must be taken w the highest of seriousness. I know it’s a #1 priority for our nations health experts, & we must get more testing ASAP pic.twitter.com/xkijb9wlKV— marcus smart (@smart_MS3) March 19, 2020
10. Rudy Gobert
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11. Tom Hanks
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12. Rita Wilson
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13. Donovan Mitchell
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14. President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonari14 of 18
15. Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton
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BREAKING: Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton tests positive for coronavirus— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) March 13, 2020
16. Olga Kurylenko
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17. “Game of Thrones” star Kristofer Hivju
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18. Sean Payton
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Sean Payton said he came forward with his coronavirus diagnosis because he wants all people to heed the warnings of government officials, stay inside, and behave responsibly. More ahead on ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 19, 2020
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