Coronavirus officially labelled a global pandemic

As the spread of COVID-19 continues, the World Health Organization has now labelled the deadly virus a pandemic as there are now more than 124,000 cases.
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And when Johnson joins us now from New Rochelle with what's in the latest on the containment zone there. Lindsay of the latest information that we're getting from officials is that by tomorrow ought to 200 members of the National Guard will be here on the ground were told that they're mostly going to be in a supporting role assisting health officials. Cleaning down public spaces and schools and delivering food when needed but I was talking to the mayor here New Rochelle a short time ago. Just about the mood. And the anxiety in the community he says there is a lot of that a lot of concern businesses are being impacted people are not showing up to restaurants and to stores and keep in mind Lindsay hundreds of people here are still under quarantine so many people can't even go out. And go to some of these businesses so there are questions about what will happen next and city officials are trying to do their best to calm those nerves. She and then another concern though wind as more more of these zones pop up with a shortage in medical supplies is only likely to get worse. Lindsay that's right we heard from a variety of health officials today including a senior official with HHS soup pointed out that a lot of these medical supplies come from overseas and their mostly worried. About health care workers and making sure that they have the proper masks and protective gear. When they treat infected patients but they tell us that they are now working with a number of sources and companies to try to boost the supply. Wednesday when Johnson our thanks to you.

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