Mr. Trump denied on Sunday that the prospect of a quarantine was a menace. “I didn’t go round threatening,” he stated throughout a White Home briefing.
He raised the concept as a result of the area has probably the most confirmed coronavirus circumstances in the USA, however he provided no particulars about how his administration would implement it. Mr. Cuomo later questioned whether or not the federal authorities had the authority to order a quarantine.
“Sure, New York is the epicenter and these are totally different occasions, and many individuals are frightened,” Mr. Cuomo stated on Sunday. “Among the reactions you get from people, even from governments, are scary and suggesting that they’ll take abrupt actions towards New York. However look, that is New York and we’re going to make it by this.”
As of Sunday night, a minimum of 141,096 folks throughout each state, plus Washington, D.C., and 4 U.S. territories, have examined optimistic for the virus, in line with a New York Occasions database. A minimum of 2,469 sufferers with the virus have died. And a minimum of 20 states now have greater than 1,000 identified circumstances inside their borders.
New York stays by far the toughest hit. On Sunday, Mr. Cuomo stated the entire variety of circumstances in New York was 59,513, a rise of almost 7,200 confirmed from the day earlier than. Greater than half of the circumstances, or 33,768, are in New York Metropolis.
The variety of deaths within the state handed 1,000, up 272 from the day earlier than — the most important one-day enhance in deaths because the outbreak started.