US virus death toll 'could hit 200,000' as Lagos locked downUS President Donald Trump warned that the virus crisis would continue to get worse for some time. Trump warned that the US crisis, which has seen a doubling of infections in only two days, would continue to get worse for some time. "The modelling estimates that the peak in death rate is likely to hit in two weeks," he said, announcing an extension of social distancing guidelines until April 30. She said measures to contain the virus would be reviewed every three weeks, "probably over the next six months" or even longer. In Benin, President Patrice Talon said his country could not enforce public confinement because it lacks the "means of rich countries."
Source: Bangkok Post March 30, 2020 05:26 UTC