About two and a half weeks after the controversial election campaign rally of the American President Donald Trump in Tulsa in the state of Oklahoma has been established in the city a significantly increased Rate of infections with the Coronavirus. As the local health authority announced on Wednesday, was last recorded an increase in cases of infection by 266 within 24 hours. Already on the two previous days it had been more than 200 new cases.
the head of The municipal health services, Bruce Dart, did not want to rates explicitly a connection between the increased infection and Trumps-election on 20. June, to connect. He called it, but "more than likely" that the rise in the Numbers, with "several major events stand in front of a little more than two weeks" in connection.
Tim Murtaugh, spokesman of Trumps election campaign,“ said CNN that it masks had been distributed, it had given enough hand sanitizer, and each participant had to leave his temperature. In the case of the riots in recent weeks in several cities of the United States not to have such arrangements. Nevertheless, the media reported, these have not led to increased case numbers. "It is obvious that the Concerns of the media focus on Trump-election events," said Murtaugh.
In the first two weeks after the Trump event was still a decline in new infections in Tulsa has been found. In the case of a Coronavirus infection, it can take around two weeks to show symptoms.Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 04:19