Trump says he needs to ‘kiss’ voters as 17 states set data for coronavirus infections
By Antonia Farzan and Jacqueline Dupree
President Trump expressed a want to provide voters “a giant fats kiss” on Monday because the 7-day rolling common of recent coronavirus infections hit new highs in 17 U.S. states.
One week after he was hospitalized with the coronavirus, Trump told supporters at a Florida rally that he was “immune” — although his medical group has mentioned solely that he examined destructive for the virus on consecutive days and has not supplied additional particulars concerning the timeline of his sickness.
“I really feel so highly effective,” Trump mentioned. “I’ll stroll into that viewers, I’ll stroll in there, I’ll kiss everybody in that viewers. I’ll kiss the blokes and the attractive ladies … all people. I’ll simply offer you a fats kiss.”
Whereas Florida seems to have been capable of get what was one of many nation’s worst coronavirus outbreaks underneath management, caseloads have been steadily climbing within the Midwest and Nice Plains.
A number of the states setting data on Monday — together with Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming — have been witnessing a surge in infections for weeks. However new highs have been additionally reported in Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma and West Virginia.
Six states — Arkansas, Indiana, Montana, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Wisconsin — moreover set data for coronavirus-related hospitalizations on Monday.
Over the previous week, the USA averaged simply over 50,000 new coronavirus circumstances every day.