“Over the weekend, the rate of new diseases remained flat, flat across the country,” Trump said at a White House news conference.
“It is clear that the strategy to reduce the spread of (the virus) is working,” the US President added, speaking at a briefing.
Chief infectious diseases specialist Anthony Fauci was more cautious in his assessment. According to him, it is about “leveling off in some areas,” especially in “hot spots” such as New York.
According to Johns Hopkins University, 568,176 cases of coronavirus have already been registered in the United States, and 23,070 people have died. According to these sad indicators, the United States is in first place in the world, although the number of deaths has been declining for the past three days.