According to the statistics on the site Worldometers, as of May 25 pm local time, the US recorded a total of near 99,800 deaths due to Covid-19, an increase of nearly 500 compared to the previous day. The number of cases of Covid-19 also increased by nearly 19,000 new cases 1.7 million cases.
In a move supposed to show life is back to normal, US President Donald Trump left the White House over the weekend to a golf course in Sterling, Virginia. This is the first time Mr. Trump has played golf since March 8, about a week before the US government declared a national emergency because of Covid-19.
The owner of the White House on May 25 spoke out in the media when reporting on his trip. “There was some news about me going out, maybe doing a little exercise, I played golf over the weekend. The fake news agency and being bribed made it look like it was a huge crime. “, Mr. Trump commented on Twitter.
Mr. Trump added: “They think I should be at the White House 24/24. What they didn’t mention is that this is the first time I’ve played golf in nearly three months, and Biden (the Democratic presidential candidate) is constantly on vacation, taking a break, or Barack (former President Barack Obama). play golf regularly ”.
Mr. Trump has repeatedly said that his government has responded very well to the Covid-19 pandemic. Experts say that if his government acted earlier, tens of thousands of people could have been saved. Trump recently announced that he believes the United States will have hundreds of millions of doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by the end of this year.
In a comment on Twitter yesterday, Mr. Trump said, he spent the entire first quarter salary this year about $ 400,000 to $ 450,000 to donate to the Ministry of Health and Human Services to support the development of vaccines and medication. Covid-19 treatment.
An analytical model of the University of Washington predicts that the number of people killed by Covid-19 in the US may reach 147,000 by early August. Despite experts’ warnings about the risk of a second wave of Covid-19 infection, many Americans in recent days have flocked to beaches or entertainment venues ignoring recommendations for social spacing. festival.
According to the Reuters