As we begin the week, at least 311 million Americans in 41 states are being urged to stay at home. Many parts of the global economy have been literally shut down. The infection numbers and the fatalities continue to rise, but so does the number of recoveries.
Here are some updates from our clinicians, accurate as of April, 06, 11:00PM EST:
United States of America Statistics:
Cases Diagnosed – 339,597
Recovered – 18,029
Deaths – 9,695
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Commonly Asked Question:
What should I do if I think I’ve been exposed to the coronavirus?
DON’T go straight to the doctor, ER, or walk-in clinic. You could make others sick. Instead, call your doctor if:
- You think you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus
- You’ve been around someone who is sick with COVID-19
- You have a fever, cough, or trouble breathing
Your doctor will decide if you need testing or if you can care for yourself at home (self-quarantine).
If you have mild symptoms, call your doctor early if you are over 60 or have serious or long-term health problems like heart disease, diabetes, or lung problems. Your risk of serious complications from COVID-19 is much higher.
For more answers to your questions, visit our coronavirus FAQ page.