U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that more deaths will occur as new cases of pneumonia surge, until next week, the U.S. may have the “worst” moment, U.S. media reported. At the same time, he repeated the idea of an “open economy”, saying he did not want to continue this.
“This week is probably going to be the toughest moment of the week,” Mr. Trump said. He also said he would provide medical resources to areas with severe outbreaks, saying the federal government had agreed to take over patients at field hospitals in Dallas, New Orleans and New York.
He announced that he would send about 1,000 troops to New York to help fight the epidemic, including nurses, doctors and so on. Tens of thousands of troops will soon be sent to other areas to assist local governments.
At the same time, Mr. Trump repeated the idea of an “open economy,” referring to a conference call with the sports commissioner about the impact of the new corona pneumonia outbreak on the industry as a whole, and stressing that he wants fans to “get back on the field” as soon as possible.
“We have to reopen the country, and I don’t want to continue like this month after month,” Trump said. “
So far, more than 310,000 confirmed cases and more than 8,400 deaths have been confirmed in the United States, according to Hopkins University.