Washington – Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged Thursday that there is “insufficient” evidence of coronavirus to cope with the growing demand that has sparked the spread of the disease, which has already caused eleven deaths in the country.
“We do not have enough evidence today to face what we anticipate will be the demand going forward,” said Pence, commissioned by President Donald Trump to lead the government’s response to the coronavirus crisis, on a visit to a medical material plant. in Minnesota
Pence said that as “exams expand in the country, more cases will appear,” although he said most will not have serious problems.RELATED
The Senate today approved, with the support of a large majority, funds of up to $ 8.3 billion to address the spread of this disease.
In total, in the United States there have been two hundred infections with COVID-19 in 17 states, the vast majority in Washington and California, in the west of the country, with eleven deaths.
Of those deaths, ten belong to the state of Washington and the most recent to the state of California, both on the west coast of the United States.
The California authorities try to contain the spread of infections of the new COVID-19 coronavirus after the death of a person who was on a cruise, while Tennessee and Nevada reported their first cases and the spread continues in the state of Washington and New York.
The Grand Princess cruise, which was scheduled to dock this weekend in San Francisco, shortened its route and is now anchored off the coast of San Francisco with more than 3,500 passengers on board, after discovering that a person who was there in A previous trip to Mexico died from COVID-19.