“We believe that both the hospitalizations, the ICU need, and frankly, the number of people who have succumbed to this disease will be dramatically decreased by the end of May,” Birx said Saturday on Fox News’ “Watters World.”

“The cases are a different issue because now, as we’re expanding more and more testing and – remember, our testing was very much prioritized to people who really needed it for decision-making to people who were in the hospital, people who were sick, frontline responders and nurses,” Birx said.