US Navy Preps Hospital Ship for Non-Virus Patients

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The U.S. Navy is preparing the hospital ship USNS Mercy to accept non-coronavirus patients who are currently admitted to onshore hospitals in the Los Angeles area, Wednesday, April 1.
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The peak number of deaths will come over the next two to three weeks, according to the White House coronavirus task force.

“Our country is in the midst of a great national trial unlike any we have faced before,” said U.S. President Donald Trump as the White House on Tuesday formally introduced its extended 30-day social-distancing guidelines based on statistical models.