Extension of quarantine may cause the US economy irreparable harm. About it on air of TV channel Fox News reported on may 10, the Minister of Finance of the United States Steven Mnuchin.
“We will open a very thoughtful way. So, to get people back to work safely, with compliance with social distancing,” said Mnuchin.
He said that the unemployment rate in the United States will still be worse before the upturn will begin.
The Finance Minister predicts that the economy will begin to rise in the third and fourth quarter of this year. “Next year will be wonderful”, – said Mnuchin.
Commenting on the opinion of experts in the field of health that a premature release from quarantine can lead to repeated outbreak of coronavirus, Mnuchin said that the delay in “opening” the country also has risks.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
On the morning of 11 may around the world, the coronavirus has infected 4 102 849 people. Victims COVID-19 282 719 people, recovered 1 411 619 people.
The U.S. is a leader for the spread of disease, the number of infections has reached 329 1 799, and died 79 528, recovered 216 169 people.
From March 11 in the U.S. there are restrictive measures in connection with the pandemic. On March 27, the President of Donald trump has signed the law on allocation of $2.2 trillion to support the economy of the country during the outbreak of coronavirus.