Trump warns “there will be a lot of deaths.”

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President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference with members of the White House Coronavirus task force April 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference with members of the White House Coronavirus task force April 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C.

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President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to the Americans on Saturday that there will be “many deaths” in the country as COVID-19 infections continue to increase. “It will probably be the most difficult week, between this week and next week”, Trump said. “And there will be a lot of deaths, unfortunately. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 300,000 on Saturday with more than 8,100 deaths, including more than 3,500 in New York State.

The president said the Pentagon would deploy 1,000 medical personnel to New York as part of an effort to get more assistance from the states. “We are going to add a huge amount of military personnel to help complete the states,” said Trump. “Thousands of soldiers, thousands of medical workers, professional nurses and doctors.” Defense Secretary Mark Esper will give more details on the deployments on Sunday. “They go to war,” said Trump. “They are entering a battle they never really trained for. “

Even though Trump has warned of the problems ahead for the country and has promised that the government will use “all of the resources we have to keep our people healthy, safe, secure and put an end to it”, he also suggested that he wanted an end to social distancing measures quickly. “We have to reopen our country,” said Trump. “We have to reopen our country. We don’t want to do this for months and months and months. Health officials continued to urge Americans to take social distancing seriously. “I actually just want to plead … with the American public, you know, as sober and difficult as it can be, what we do makes a difference,” said Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Diseases infectious. . “So we really have to keep doing it. “

Trump again continued to push hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for the coronavirus and even suggested that he might start taking it preventively. “If it was me – in fact, I could do it anyway. I can take it, okay? I can take it, ” he said. “And I’m going to have to ask my doctors about it, but I can take it.” “



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