CDC predicts more than 180,000 US coronavirus deaths by August 22

It comes amid growing concern about schools reopening and pro sports resuming. ABC's Megan Tevrizian reports.
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And into the corner virus the coordinator of the White House task force says we've entered a new phase because of how quickly this virus is spreading. The CDC is predicting more than 180000. Deaths in the US. By August. 22. Comes amid growing concern about schools reopening. And pro sports resuming ABC's mega temper as Ian has the overnight developments. This morning a new warning about the spread of the virus as a US braces for nearly 30000 new death in the coming weeks. What we're seeing today is different from march and April. It is extraordinarily. Ride spread corona virus task force coordinator doctor Deborah Burks scene we're now in a new phase of the pandemic it's him into the world as equal urban areas. And everybody lives in a rural area you are not and you and or protected from this virus. New numbers from the CDC reveal Hispanics are disproportionately affected by the virus with one out of every five deaths among Hispanics caused by coated. According to a Washington Post analysis in California 57%. Of all virus related deaths reported in the last week of June. Were Hispanics. Doctor Burks now urging multi generational families to take extra precautions. If you're in multi generational households in years an outbreak. In year rural area or in your city you need to really consider wearing a mask at home. But on Sunday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted doctor Burks and a federal response. Saying she doesn't have confidence in the doctor I think the president is spending spreading disinformation about. The virus and she is his. She is his appointees each comes as a White House testing czar threat is who locked response to recent tweets from the president promoting hydroxy Laura Quinn. The admiral saint there's no evidence it helps. I think we need to move on from that and talk about what is effective 22 states plus DC and Puerto Rico now seen cases climbed. I don't really know show. Are Finley got the buyer is. In Georgia high school student Justin hunter lost both his parents to the virus. His mom and dad dying in the same hospital two weeks after being diagnosed. Amman where she would go to this or she would be wearing a mask you be wearing gloves. Nearby a summer camp is closed. After the CDC says at least 260. Campers and workers tested positive despite safety measures. What we wanna do is show you the things that we're gonna do to keep you're. Can't first sank. Officials in Louisiana now seat children make up 10% of their reported cases surpassing cases in adults over seventy meanwhile a New York cruise company is in hot water. After one of its boats was spotted this weekend packed with nearly 200 people. The owners in captain arrested. The fate of cardinals effectively. Stop publishing and new trouble in the sports world BC let's cardinals postponing today's game in Detroit. After four more people with the teen tested positive. And that is a strikeout to it the adding. And in the NFL Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Peterson testing positive. The team says he's asymptomatic. And in self quarantine. Meanwhile just weeks after getting the green light to sealant some countries one cruise ship is reporting and you outraged. A sit in Norway reports forty people taxing pot or senior 400 hats to warranty. Now. And I didn't think Yale.

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