The President of the United States, Donald Trump, assured on Monday that the North American country has received supplies from various countries, including China and Russia, to respond to the coronavirus crisis, and that, in turn, will donate equipment that “does not need” to Spain, Italy and France, who are going through “big problems”.
“China has sent us several things, which has been great. Russia has sent us a very, very large plane Loaded with things, medical equipment that is very good, “said Trump.” Other countries have sent us things that have surprised me a lot, “added the president during a press conference at the White House.
Trump has defended the ability of the health system and industries in the United States to respond to the emergency, assuming that the country has enough key equipment as fans. Thus, he has promised to “send things” to “other parts”.
Trump, who spoke with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday, has explained that The United States will send supplies valued at $ 100 million to the transalpine country. “We are going to send to France. We are going to send to Spain, which have great problems, and other countries as far as we can,” he explained.
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On the other hand, Trump has indicated that his Administration has considered the possibility of decreeing confinement throughout the country as some states, including New York, have done, but he has ruled it out specifying that “it is quite improbable at the moment.”
“If we do that, we will make it known, but it is quite unlikely at the moment,” he noted, also hinting that national confinement would be “difficult” to enforce. However, he has affirmed that it will allow the governors of the states that do want to establish confinements to carry them out.
On the other hand, the US president has announced that in The United States has performed more than a million tests to diagnose Covid-19. “This Monday we have reached a historic milestone in our war on coronavirus. More than a million Americans have been tested, more than any other country by far,” he said.
Trump on Sunday extended social distancing measures in the United States to try to reduce the number of coronavirus infections until April 30. In Trump, he extended measures of social distancing in the United States on Sunday to try to reduce the number of coronavirus infections until April 30.
“Each of us has a role to play to win this war.to. Every citizen, family and business can make a difference by stopping the virus, “said Trump, who considered that” this is the shared patriotic duty “of the Americans.” Difficult times are ahead for the next 30 days, “he warned.
The United States has recorded a total of 502 deaths this Monday, the highest number reached in a day since the outbreak broke out in the United States. The death toll almost reaches 3,000, while those affected exceed 161,000, the country with the highest number of infected.