The US President Donald trump said that an epidemic caused by a new type of coronavirus, in the country retreat. About it reports “Interfax”.
“We are starting to see evidence of significant progress. An encouraging sign that the virus is retreating,” said the American leader during a press conference at the White house.
Trump explained that the number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the country last week decreased by about six percent. Speaking about the epicenters of the spread of the disease in the South and Western United States, the President said there are seeing improvements. So, in Arizona, the weekly incidence has decreased by 37 percent, in Texas by 18.7 percent, in Florida by 21.2 percent. In addition, trump noticed that in 18 States the spread of COVID-19 remain low.
While Donald trump pointed out the necessity of concentrating efforts to curb the spread of the disease in several other States: Missouri, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Oklahoma, where the number of identified cases of infection in recent days has increased. He also urged Americans to observe social distance.
The US still leads in the number of people infected with coronavirus. According to the project of Johns Hopkins University, published on the website in the country identified nearly 4.7 million cases COVID-19, more than 150 thousand people died.