Trump: number of Corona infections and deaths being exaggerated
The incumbent US President Donald Trump considers the extent of the Corona-Pandemie in the United States for clear overdrawn. Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday the number of infections and Deaths from the “China virus” are “far exaggerated” in the USA the CDC’s “ridiculous” counting method, while others Countries intentionally reported false lower numbers. When in doubt, something will simply referred to as Covid, he wrote on and ended with the words “Fake News! ”- his repeated reference to alleged Fake news.
The renowned US immunologist Anthony Fauci held on the other hand: “The deaths are real deaths,” said the director of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases on Sunday the television channel CNN. One only has to look at the situation in the hospitals with beds become scarce and employees are exhausted. “This is real, this is not fake.“
In the US, the number recorded in one day reached Corona cases a new high at the weekend. Am
On Saturday, the authorities reported 299 087 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in Baltimore on Sunday morning (CET). The previous record was registered on December 18 with 249 664 new infections been. At the same time, 2398 deaths were confirmed with one on Saturday alone Corona infection recorded. The highest daily value so far had reached 3750 on December 30th.
In the country with around 330 Million inhabitants have so far around 20.4 million people with the Sars-CoV-2 pathogen infected, more than 350,000 people died. In absolute In terms of numbers, that’s more than in any other country in the world.
since December vaccinations against the virus will be given in the United States. At the start the speed of the vaccination campaign remained below expectations. Fauci said it is understandable that at the start of such a large vaccination campaign not everything is running smoothly. But it is realistic that in the future one million per day People in the country could be vaccinated. Future US President Joe Biden has the goal issued that in the first 100 days of his reign was 100 million Vaccinations should be given. (dpa)