“We continue to see a number of positive signs that the virus has reached its peak,” Trump told reporters in a daily press briefing.
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Some state governors have warned that they will not act prematurely to reopen their savings until there are more tests for the virus, however.
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Business leaders have also told Trump that the country needs to set up large-scale testing before their businesses can resume normal operations.
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Trump said on Saturday that “our tests are getting better and better”, but has not presented any concrete evidence.
He said that Republican and Democratic governors “have announced concrete steps to begin a gradual and safe opening.”
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Texas and Vermont “will allow some businesses to open on Monday while requiring appropriate social distancing precautions,” he said.
Dozens of protesters gathered Saturday in the Texas capital of Austin, chanting “USA! UNITED STATES! “And” Let us work! “
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New York City’s epicenter, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York, said on Saturday morning that his coronavirus condition was perhaps the worst of the health crisis.
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