President Donald trump claimed it is a “badge of honor“that the US was the world’s largest number of confirmed cases of infection Covid-19.
“I think in a sense it is a good thing, because it means our tests are a lot better, “said he in the White house.
According to the Johns Hopkins University, in the USA 1.5 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and almost 92 000 deaths.
He added: “I Therefore see this as a badge of honor. Indeed, it is a badge of honor. It is a great tribute to the testing and all the work done by many professionals“.
According to the Center for disease control, a Federal Agency, United States on Tuesday, 17 may, held 12.6 million tests for coronavirus.
The democratic national Committee criticized the President’s comments, a Republican, writing on Twitter that the 1.5 million cases Covid-19 in the United States was a “complete failure of leadership“.