President Donald Trump has warned Americans to prepare for the “worst week” after the number of cases of COVID-19 infection has exceeded 300,000 and about 8,500 deaths have been recorded.
Trump warned that the next two weeks would be “the heaviest” in the US fight to fight coronavirus and said he would send thousands of military personnel to the worst-affected US states, as well as medical aid, to support them.
“This will probably be the hardest week, between this week and next week, and there will be many deaths, unfortunately, but far fewer than if this had not been done, but they will be,” Trump said Saturday. at a conference held at the White House
The president proclaimed hydroxychloroquine as an antidote to COVID-19. The substance used to treat Ebola could be “one of the important elements that can change the game,” he said, but there is no evidence that it would be treated.
“We have to reopen the country. We don’t want to do this for months and months and months, “he said.
New York is the most affected region in the US, with more than 113,000 cases and 3,500 deaths since coronavirus screening here. It accounts for about a quarter of all deaths in the United States. In the last 24 hours, 630 deaths were recorded here.
Governor Andrew Cuomo thanked China for sending fans and announced that the state it runs has received 1,000 such equipment from billionaire Joseph and Clara Tsai and Alibaba founder Jack Ma.