Whoopi Goldberg blasts Trump over COVID-19 spike: 'This blood is on his hands'

“The View” co-host Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi GoldbergWhoopi Goldberg blasts Republicans not speaking against Trump: 'This is an attempted coup' Whoopi Goldberg blasts Trump over COVID-19 spike: 'This blood is on his hands' Stevie Wonder, Céline Dion and other stars to perform at Thanksgiving concert honoring nurses MORE sharply criticized President TrumpDonald John TrumpVenezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE’s handling of the coronavirus following the 2020 election, saying the "blood is on his hands” amid a massive surge in cases across the country in recent weeks.

The comments from the daytime television show host come as the United States has seen a large uptick in cases, with the country recording more than 100,000 new coronavirus infections each day this week.

“He lost this election, and because he lost, all those people who now have the virus who don’t make it from now until Jan. 20, this blood is on his hands, because this isn’t like he’s sitting around thinking ‘how can I help?’ He’s sitting around doing nothing,” Goldberg said Thursday.

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President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation US records 2,300 COVID-19 deaths as pandemic rises with holidays MORE was projected to win the presidential election on Nov. 7 after clinching the battleground state of Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes. However, Trump has refused to concede and is challenging the election results through various lawsuits. 

The presidential inauguration is set to take place Jan. 20. 

“He’s doing nothing, and he knows what he needs to do, and he’s not doing it, and neither are these Republicans. I don’t know when America turned into this particular version of America, but I got to tell you, I don’t like it,” Goldberg added.

“I’ve never seen a president that didn’t care whether people lived or died,” she said.

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Trump-appointed General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Emily Murphy has yet to ascertain Biden as the winner of the 2020 election, creating roadblocks for the former vice president and his team to prepare for transition into the White House. 

Without an ascertainment from the GSA, Biden's team has been unable to obtain transition materials, including resources and materials relating to the pandemic.

A group of health experts warned Thursday that this would likely exacerbate the pandemic, writing that the transition was key to ensuring vaccine distribution and determining hospital capacity.

“With the pandemic worsening nationwide and only two months until the transition of power, every day the transition is delayed is a day the country cannot afford. Ensuring a rapid and smooth transition will save American lives. We urge the GSA to make an ascertainment immediately and permit the formal transition process to begin,” they wrote.

The U.S. surpassed 250,000 coronavirus deaths this week, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

There are more than 11.6 million cases nationwide.