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White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus

BY , Apr 1, 2020 2:12 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

U.S. officials are warning COVID-19 could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, even with social distancing measures.

Experts made the prediction at a media briefing yesterday with President Donald Trump, who warned that the country is heading for ``a very tough two weeks.''

Trump has extended social distancing guidelines through April 30th.

New York is the deadliest hot spot in the U.S. with more than 15,000 deaths state wide, most of them in New York City.

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