U.S. Declares ‘National Emergency’ As Coronavirus Cases Close on 1.5 Lakhs Globally

The coronavirus has made even the most powerful of the nations in the world to bow down. On Friday it was the turn of the U.S. With news of shutdowns and lockdowns coming from across the globe the U.S. declared ‘National Emergency’ due to Coronavirus.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday announced a ‘national emergency’ freeing up $50 billion in federal resources to combat coronavirus. However, what can shock you is his shying away from responsibilities. The President refused to take personal responsibility for administration failures early in the outbreak.

“I don’t take responsibility at all,” said Trump about insisting problems that led to slow test-kit distribution. He said that it was the fault of previous administrations. “We were given a set of circumstances and we were given rules, regulations, and specifications from a different time”, he added.

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U.S. has so far reported 50 deaths due to coronavirus as the global count of cases closes in on 1.5 lakhs. Out of this, over 5,000 have been reported dead with Itlay and China accounting for a major chunk. As the world goes through the crisis major events from sports to important gatherings have been canceled. India which shares the border with China has so far reported 83 cases with 2 deaths. The WHO has already declared it a “Pandemic”.

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