Coronavirus US: 8,554 tested, with 795 cases and 28 deaths | Daily Mail Online

Coronavirus US: 8,554 tested, with 795 cases and 28 deaths | Daily Mail Online

The CDC revealed on Tuesday that 8,554 Americans have been tested for coronavirus, but the agency’s director says state and local health labs are understaffed and ill-equipped to keep up with crisis.

According to figures published on the CDC’s website on Tuesday, 3,698 tests had been done in its lab, and another 4,856 had been done in public health labs.

So far, 795 cases of the virus have been confirmed in the US and 28 people have died.

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