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Donald Trump, CDC travel advisory, NYPD deaths

A hospital ship was racing for New York’s harbor Sunday as federal health officials issued a travel advisoryfor the region and the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed above 2,000.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, citing “extensive community transmission” of COVID-19 in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, late Saturday urged residents to refrain from non-essential travel for 14 days effective immediately. The advisory does not apply to employees of critical infrastructure industries such as trucking, public health professionals, financial services, and food supply.

“Just a little bit of separation can stop a fire from spreading,” said CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield, 

The U.S. counted more than 120,000 cases of coronavirus early Sunday, with almost 2,200 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University data dashboard. More confirmations are expected as the U.S. ramps up testing. 

More than 650,000 people are known to have been infected with COVID-19 globally, and over 30,000 have died. 

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