June 1, the United States “will take the path to recovery,” said President Donald Trump.
US President Donald Trump has extended quarantine measures and federal recommendations on social distance until April 30. He announced this on March 29 at a briefing in Washington, which was broadcast by NBC News.
The previous restrictive measures introduced in connection with the outbreak of coronavirus disease expired on March 30.
Trump predicts that mortality in the US will peak in two weeks, and then the country will “get on the road to recovery.”
“If we can lower the rate [смертности] up to 200 thousand people, as we said, then, although this is a terrible figure, it will mean that we all did a very good job together, “he said.
Full normalization will occur by June 1, the president said.
By given American Johns Hopkins University, the USA take the first place in the number of coronavirus infected – 143 thousand. According to the head of the White House, such figures indicate that in the United States, compared with other countries, more people are covered by testing. At the same time, new American tests make it possible to establish the presence of COVID-19 in five minutes, Trump emphasized.
“We want this nightmare to end as soon as possible,” the president added.
March 24 Trump called unreasonable restrictions imposed around the world and in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic. He expressed his intention to “open the country” by April 12.
An outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus infection began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. March 11 World Health Organization announces the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
Since March 11, the United States has been subject to restrictive measures in connection with the pandemic, in particular, air traffic with Europe has been suspended.
March 27, Trump signed a law on the allocation of $ 2.2 trillion to support the country’s economy during the coronavirus epidemic.