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Trump approves disaster declaration for N. Carolina

United States President Donald Trump green-lighted a major disaster declaration for North Carolina over concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak, White House confirmed late on Wednesday.

Previously, North Carolina's Governor Roy Cooper in a letter requested from Trump to approve the disaster declaration over coronavirus spread in the state, asking for help from the government in mitigating the effects of the outbreak.

So far, at least 578 infections were confirmed in the aforementioned federal state, while according to the latest update, two fatalities were seen statewide.

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