“This has set a record anywhere in the world,” according to the guardian, US President trump said at a routine White House briefing Tuesday that 4.18 million Americans have been tested for the new coronavirus.
“The number of tests exceeds the sum of all of the following countries: France, the UK, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, Austria, Australia, Sweden and Canada,” trump said at a press conference.
Not only that, trump also “boasted” at the press conference that the United States has “great detection capability”, the United States is “the king of respirators”, and “we have a lot of respirators.”
Trump also said they were “close to an agreement” with the Democratic Party on the latest relief bill for small businesses and workers, which could be voted on as soon as tomorrow, the report said.
The novel coronavirus pneumonia cases were reported in Beijing at 5:38 on April 20th, according to the Johns Hopkins University real-time statistics. 755533 cases of new crown pneumonia were reported in the United States.