Coronavirus pandemic: Trump now wears a mask

America President Donald Trump rejects masks in the Corona-crisis for themselves, actually – now he has taken during a visit to a military hospital, a mouth-nos

Coronavirus pandemic: Trump now wears a mask

America President Donald Trump rejects masks in the Corona-crisis for themselves, actually – now he has taken during a visit to a military hospital, a mouth-nose protection. On television pictures was to see how Trump wore on in the Walter Reed hospital in Bethesda in Washington, a blue mask with the seal of the President. According to the White house Trump wanted to meet in the hospital wounded soldiers and their families. He wanted to come along also with medical staff in the Corona-crisis Sufferers.

The United Staaen recorded the most new infections since the beginning of the pandemic in a day. According to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) from Saturday, the number of the previous day registered Infections was 66.627. On Thursday, the number had risen to a record value of 63.247. The number of new Infections in the United States, a country with some 330 million people, has increased since the middle of June, in the Wake of the easing of Corona requirements significantly. Since the beginning of the pandemic, researchers at the JHU recorded a total of more than 3.2 million infections with the Coronavirus. More than 134 000 people died.

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Trump told journalists on the lawn of the White house before the short helicopter flight to Bethesda: "I'll probably wear a mask if you need to know." He added: "I think it's great to wear a mask. I was never against masks, but I think there is a time and a place for it.“ In the hospital, where some of the Wounded had just been operated on, was attached to a mask.

Trump had announced in April guidelines of the health authority CDC, according to which the Wearing of a mouth, nose and is recommended for protection. He had, however, made it immediately clear that he would himself wear a mask. Trump and the White house to justify the that the President will regularly be tested for the Coronavirus. Trump is still accused, by his appearance without a mask is a bad example in the ongoing pandemic to make.

the images from The Walter Reed hospital are not the first, in which Trump is wearing a mask. In the case of a factory visit in the state of Michigan in may, Trump had worn in one part of the tour, a mask, and had been photographed.

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 07:20

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