The US leader said that he is not afraid of infection; Italy and Spain are replacing each other in the list of countries-leaders in the incidence of diseases.
The number of cases of a new type of coronavirus in the world has almost reached 1.1 million people: according to data on Saturday morning, the current figure is 1,099,389, and those who died from the coronavirus on the planet 58,901 according to the Johns Hopkins University in the United States.
The largest number of infected people is still in the United States — 277,965, more than 7000 people died here. In addition, in the top ten countries for the incidence of COVID-19 on Saturday morning also:
Italy-119,827 infected/14,681 died.
Spain-119 199/11 198.
Germany-91 159/1 275.
China-82 526/3 207.
France-65 202/6 507.
Great Britain-38 690/3 605
The USA: virus rages in prisons, military erects hospitals.
The epicenter of COVID-19 is still in the United States: the number of deaths in the United States over the past day exceeded 7000 people. President Donald Trump said that the US General election (including the presidential election) will be held on November 3. The American leader also assured that he feels good: he does not care that someone visiting him may be infected with the coronavirus.
As reported by CNN concerning a source in the Ministry of Defense, the US military is preparing to expand its participation in the fight against the pandemic. They are hastily erecting temporary hospitals in many states, and two Navy field hospitals, one of which was in reserve, are awaiting deployment orders. In total, this is 450 people, a third of whom are doctors. Also, the ground forces formed 15 medical teams from the reserve to work in cities.
US Attorney General William Barr announced that the US Federal Bureau of prisons faced an emergency due to the rapid spread of coronavirus in prisons: it is instructed to transfer more prisoners to home confinement.