COVID-19 response requires new focus September 30, 2020 - 05:00 Posted in: OpinionsLetters to the Editor Today, there are approximately 40,000 new cases of COVID-19 daily in the U.S. That compares to about 22,000 daily only three months ago. Recently, the POTUS (President of the United States) said, “It’s (COVID-19) going to disappear. We have it totally under control. When it gets a little warmer, it miraculously goes away. One day, it’s like a miracle, it will disappear. We’re prepared and we’re doing a great job with it. And it will go away. Just stay calm; it will go away.” When the number of new cases doubles in only three months, that indicates that it is not under ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!