By this point, Americans were hearing daily about increasing infection and death rates across the country. The second week of March, things got increasingly more serious. First the NBA cancelled its entire season after some players tested positive for coronavirus. The next day, Trump gave a somber Oval Office address to the nation and restricted travel between the U.S. and Europe. By March 14, confirmed cases in the U.S. would climb to 2,816, and consumers emptied shelves of toilet paper and black beans.