10/23? October 23? Not sure what you are referring to. Nor where you got the 8101 number. Here are the daily new case totals for the US over the last few days.
Mar 19 4582
Mar 20 5588
Mar 21 4825
Mar 22 9400
Mar 23 10189
Mar 24 11075
Today's total is already at 9909 with 7 1/2 hours to go and looks very much like it will continue the trend. I.E., it looks certain to be well over 12K.
The daily fatality numbers are like so:
Mar 19 56
Mar 20 49
Mar 21 46
Mar 22 113
Mar 23 141
Mar 24 225
Today's grim death total is already at 130 and rising with, as I said, still 7 1/2 hours left in the day.
Ugh. I can honestly say I wish I was wrong about this.
Mar 25 13,355
The good news is that as bad as this is, the total (68,211) is finally starting to fall off the 'nearly doubling every couple of days' pace (it was 43,781 on Mar 23). The bad news is that may have more to do with the limited number of test kits being available and used.
Mar 25 247
At a death total of 1027, we are still on the same rate of nearly doubling the death total every couple of days (it was 555 on Mar 23). Deaths will happen independent of the number of test kits. They are, however, dependent on access to health care (especially oxygen & ventilators). If those start to become scarce, then this rate could actually _increase_.