US President Donald Trump has told his people that they need to be prepared for a very painful period.
A worse increase is expected when the pandemic could cause the death of about 200,000 to 240,000 people in a matter of weeks or months, according to the COVID-19 special task force at the White House.
“This is going to be a very painful – a very, very painful two weeks,” Mr Trump said at the White House, describing the pandemic as “a plague”.
“I want every American to be prepared for the hard days that lie ahead.”
Current statistics shown, the US death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,800 on Tuesday.