Minutes later, first lady Melania Trump tweeted that Americans should take mask-wearing seriously. Trump also said that mask-wearing did not replace the social distancing guidelines the government already put out, including standing six feet apart and ‘practicing hand hygiene’ as the president put it. Foremost to embrace the social distancing. As the weekend approaches I ask that everyone take social distancing & wearing a mask/face covering seriously,’ she tweeted from her FLOTUS account. Away from sporting stars of Ukraine’s past and present, Andriy Yermak, the head of the President’s Office, was gushing on social media at just how huge reaching the quarter finals is for the country. 1,084 to over 7,100 with more than 275,000 confirmed cases across the country as experts warn the peak is still two weeks away. SOCCER – Juventus’ Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala kiss the Italian Serie A trophy following a 3-0 win over Crotone at the Juventus Stadium in Turin. MADRID – Veteran striker David Villa was summoned by Spain on Friday for the first time since the 2014 World Cup, and became the first Major League Soccer player to join the national squad. So really the purpose here is first.
A new graph shows that just 20 days after the first case was reported, the US had more than 20,000 cases. With a current death toll of more than 7,000, the United States is now dwarfing the number of deaths officially reported in China (3,327) where the outbreak first originated back in December. The state’s death rate also hit a new high on Friday with 23 people dying every hour through the last 24-hour period. Overnight, the death toll rose from 2,373 to 2,935 – the single highest increase in a day yet and the equivalent of 23 people dying every hour. While the death toll in Italy (13,915) and Spain (10,348) is still higher, the US eclipsed the number of infections in the hard-hit European countries with both Italy (115,242) and Spain (112,065) reporting only around half the number of infections. Some states, however, are still refusing to order lockdowns with the governor of Missouri insisting it is down to ‘individual responsibility’. We know it will be a tall order. The death tolls in each state to see what parts of the country will follow New York. The state’s infection rate still ranks below New York and New Jersey, the two states with the highest death tolls and number of infections, which currently have a 35 percent rate of positive tests.
Deadline reports he has been placed in medical isolation, but public relations representatives of Weinstein have no knowledge of the positive diagnosis. Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican of Kentucky, has tested positive for coronavirus. Republican Gov. Mike Pence traveled in May to China. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey, who took office in January, took his first foreign trip last week. Paris Saint-Germain are celebrating their 50th anniversary and what better way to do so than winning the Champions League for the first time in their history to complete an unprecedented quadruple. One concern is that Americans not working in the medical field would scoop up masks needed to protect doctors, nurses, first responders and others on the front lines. I want to emphasize that the CDC is not recommending the use of medical grade or surgical grade masks and we want that to be used for our great medical people that are working so hard and doing some job,’ the president said. President Trump announced at his Friday press briefing that the Centers for Disease Control was now recommending that Americans wear non-medical cloth masks – but pressed that it wasn’t a mandate.
And Robert Redfield, the CDC director, also gave his take when Trump was asked by another reporter why not set an example and wear a mask. For days, Trump suggested that Americans could simply wear scarves to get by. The president suggested cloth or fabric masks that could be ordered online or made at home. But the president suggested it might make him look foolish as he communicated with world leaders. I’m authorizing the NYPD to use their law enforcement capacity to make sure those items are turned over immediately and brought immediately to where the need is greatest in our hospital system,’ he said. Deaths total 2,935 and there are 103,060 confirmed cases of the virus, as of Friday evening. The race had a total of nine ocean legs and 10 in-port races, beginning in Alicante, Spain, and ending in Galway, Ireland. The national total now stands at 7,164 deaths and 277, 999 cases, a jump of 32,234 new cases since Thursday. The Big Apple’s deaths reached 1,867 on Friday, recording 305 new deaths since Thursday. At least 38 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico were all in lockdown as of Thursday.