U.S. Diagnoses Exceed 30,000, Ranks Third In The World, Trump Declares Washington State As Major Disaster Zone

- Mar 23, 2020-

  On the 22nd local time, Trump declared Washington State as a "major disaster area" for the new crown pneumonia epidemic. Currently there are 1,793 new crown pneumonia cases and 94 deaths in the state. Earlier, Trump had declared New York State a "significant disaster zone." As of 18:43 on the 22nd Eastern Time, according to data from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, 33,073 cases have been diagnosed in the United States.

 

  Trump announced that he will mobilize the Federal National Guard to help areas affected by the outbreak, including Washington, California and New York.

 

  Trump said the areas have gradually entered a state of major disaster, which has enabled the federal government to provide assistance to these states more intensively.