Hard Numbers: Americans split on Trump's virus response, billions in lockdown, food scarcity in East Africa

Hard Numbers: Americans split on Trump's virus response, billions in lockdown, food scarcity in East Africa

3.5 billion: There are now an estimated 3.5 billion people worldwide under some sort of coronavirus lockdown after residents in Moscow (12 million) and Nigeria's largest city Lagos (21 million) were ordered to join the ranks of those quarantined at home.


19: Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen carried out 19 air raids on Houthi rebels in Saana, Yemen's capital, in a single day. The Saudi-UAE strikes came after Houthi fighters, who are backed by Iran, launched a series of rockets at Riyadh.

48: As the US now grapples with the most confirmed coronavirus cases in the world, 48 percent of Americans surveyed say the Trump administration has done a good job preventing the spread of the disease, according to a new CNN poll.

69: A once in a generation locust infestation is devastating crops and scuttling food supplies throughout swaths of East Africa that were already suffering as a result of a 2019 drought. Only a few months ago, 69 percent of Kenyans polled said they lacked money for food in the past year – that's about 35 million people.

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