US: 139 COVID-19 deaths in 1 day, Trump signs executive order to prevent medical supplies hoarding
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 () Till Monday, more than 43,700 confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported in the United States. Of these, over 10,000 were added in one day, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles COVID-19 cases. With 139 deaths, the number of fatalities crossed 550 by Monday night.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order that prevents hoarding and price gouging of crucial medical supplies. Attorney General William Barr announced the Justice Department would launch hoarding investigations. Barr said the probes will target people hoarding on an “industrial scale” or...
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