The President of the United States Donald trump at a press briefing in the oval office may 7 promised to be tested for the coronavirus after infection was confirmed at one of his valets. Transcript of the briefing posted on the White house website.
Infection coronavirus soldier of the US marine corps who is serving in the White house, became known on may 6. TV channel CNN noted that usually the valets are “working very close to the President and his family.”
“I just passed the test, as you probably heard. Actually I took the test yesterday, I passed today and they’re negative… We tested once a week, now we are going to take the test once a day,” said trump.
He called infected Valet “good man” and described the situation with his infection as “a bit strange”.
“I had very limited contact with this gentleman”, said trump.
The US President called the soldiers of all Americans who are now opposed to pandemic coronavirus.
“You can be with someone right now, and then something happens and suddenly you [also] get a positive test for the coronavirus]. Ms all together – soldiers. I you. We all are”, – said trump.
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.
May 8 in the world, the coronavirus has infected 3.84 million, died more than 269 thousand, recovered approximately 1,29 million, informs the American Johns Hopkins University.
In the US, the coronavirus has infected 1.25 million people, of whom 75.6 thousand died, 195 thousand was cured. America ranks first in the world in the number of infections and deaths from COVID-19.