The US President Donald trump on July 11 during a visit to wounded soldiers in the hospital Walter reed for the first time since the start of the pandemic coronavirus appeared in public in a protective mask. On it informs TV channel CNN.
Trump in the comment journalists were told that wearing masks is appropriate in cases of meetings with people, some of whom underwent surgery and treatment.
“I think it’s great to wear a mask. I was never against masks, but I believe they have their time and place,” said trump.
TV channel reminded that the American President for months refused to wear a mask, against the advice of experts on health his own administration.
In may, the candidate in US presidents from Democratic party Joseph Biden called the current head of the White house “absolute fool” for not wanting to wear a mask.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of the morning of July 12 worldwide coronavirus has infected 12 717 908 people, the victims COVID-19 565 138 person, recovered 7 005 299, according to Johns Hopkins University that tracks the spread of the disease.
In the U.S. the number of infections has reached 925 3 245died 134 777, cured 995 576 people.