Following President Trump’s emergency declaration due to the coronavirus pandemic, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said that the United States has made a “turning point” in testing people for the virus.“We are at a critical inflection point in our country,” Adams told “Fox & Friends.”Adams said that the United States’ mortality rate numbers are similar to that of Italy “two weeks ago.”“We have a choice to make as a nation: Do we want to go the direction of South Korea and really be aggressive and lower our mortality rates, or do we want to go the direction of Italy?”ITALY’S CORONAVIRUS CASES SEE LARGEST DAILY JUMP; DEATH TOLL TOPS 1,800The number of coronavirus cases in Italy, described as the pandemic’s epicenter in Europe, surged higher on Sunday, recording over 3,500 cases in its largest single-day increase of infections to date.Italy’s Civil Protection chief Angelo Borrelli announced the 3,590 new COVID-19 cases topped the previous day’s increase by nearly 100. The total number of cases jumped to over 24,700.The number of deaths increased Sunday by 368 to 1,809.Meanwhile, South Korea passed a law strengthening the punishment for those violating self-isolation, more than tripling the fine and adding the possibility of a year in prison.Twenty-two South


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