As U.S. Ramps Up Testing for Covid-19, Cases Expected to Rise

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The number of Covid-19 cases has increased to more than 92,000 infected individuals worldwide. (Map by Direct Relief)
The number of Covid-19 cases has increased to more than 92,000 infected individuals worldwide. (Map by Direct Relief)

Since January, Covid-19 has swept across the globe, with confirmed cases on every continent but Antarctica. The virus, first detected in Hubei Province, China, has now infected more than 90,000 individuals worldwide. As testing increases, the number of cases in the U.S. is expected to rise dramatically, with the potential for widespread impacts.

On this episode of the podcast, we speak with Direct Relief’s head of research and analysis, Andrew Schroeder, about the latest in the Covid-19 outbreak.

For updated case totals and donation recipients, visit Direct Relief’s live map and data dashboard.

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