Will be worse: Trump warns of escalation of the Corona pandemic in the United States

The Corona-pandemic keeps the world in suspense: More than 14 million people have been infected with the novel Coronavirus, 202.442 of them in Germany. The United States reported almost daily new record numbers.

US President, Donald Trump has warned of a further escalation of the Coronavirus pandemic in the United States. "It will likely be unfortunately worse before it wird&quot better;, he said on Tuesday (local time) at a press conference in the White house. "I’m not happy about things, but so es&quot is;, Trump said. At present, the situation is especially in the South and West of the country is problematic, but the Virus "could ausbreiten&quot more;, warned Trump.

The President’s Statement marked for Trump in a new tone of voice: most Recently, he had played the escalation of the situation in Parts of the country, rather than strictly local Problem and a rapid re-opening of the economy and the schools pushed. The government will help the affected States, he said. The goal is the pandemic not only curb, "but you loszuwerden", he said. ALEX EDELMAN / AFP US President Donald Trump on 11. July with a mask while visiting a military hospital in Bethesda (Maryland)

In the face of dramatically rising Corona cases Trump has encouraged Americans to Wear protective masks. "We ask all of you, that you don’t have to wear a mask, if you are able to halten&quot distance;, he said. "Whether you like the masks or not, they have an effect, you are going to have an effect and we need everything we can get."

In the USA, the authorities have reported that in the past two weeks, between 60 000 and 77 000 new infections and hundreds of deaths. Mainly affected the States of Florida, Georgia, Texas, Arizona and California. Trump described the recent increase as a "besorgniserregend". According to experts, the pandemic is in the affected areas now completely out of control. Other States also report for an increase in the number of new infections.

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