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Trump Says: ‘There will be a lot of death,’ ‘every decision we make is meant to save lives’ [COVID-19]

As the range of tested cases of the new coronavirus passed 300,000 in the United States Saturday, President Donald Trump warned that the coming week may want to be “the toughest” with “a lot of death,” however additionally certain that each selection being made is to retailer lives. The president later announced he will join Pastor Greg Laurie’s Palm Sunday service online.

“This will probably be the toughest week — between this week and next week. There will be a lot of death, unfortunately. But a lot less death than if this (precautions) wasn’t done,” Trump said at a press briefing at the White House Saturday.

As of early Sunday, there had been 312,237 cases of the COVID-19 disease triggered by using the novel coronavirus and 8,502 deaths in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center. The highest quantity of deaths — 2,624 — have taken place in New York City.

At the briefing, Trump introduced the deployment of 1,000 clinical navy personnel to New York, the epicenter of the outbreak in the country.

Trump additionally mentioned that 1,000 ventilators have been donated to New York with the assist of his buddies in China — Alibaba founder Jack Ma and billionaires Joseph and Clara Tsai, according to media reports.

He also stated the federal authorities had sent 4,400 ventilators to New York and Oregon is sending another one hundred to that state.

“We will cross heaven and Earth to guard our brilliant American citizens,” Trump said. “We will proceed to use each power, each and every authority, each single aid we have obtained to hold our humans healthy, safe, invulnerable and to get this thing over with.

“Every choice we’re making is made to keep lives. It’s solely our sole consideration. We favor to keep lives. We desire as few lives lost as possible. It is consequently quintessential that certain media stores cease spreading false rumors and creating concern and even panic with the public. It’s just incredible.”

Trump additionally spoke about his hope that the malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, could be beneficial in treating COVID-19. He said the country is stockpiling 29 million doses of the drug. “I hope it’s going to be a very important answer; we are having very proper things taking place with it.”

“Every choice we’re making is made to keep lives. It’s solely our sole consideration. We favor to keep lives. We desire as few lives lost as possible. It is consequently quintessential that certain media stores cease spreading false rumors and creating concern and even panic with the public. It’s just incredible.”

Trump additionally spoke about his hope that the malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, could be beneficial in treating COVID-19. He said the country is stockpiling 29 million doses of the drug. “I hope it’s going to be a very important answer; we are having very proper things taking place with it.”

On March 19, the United States Food & Drug Administration announced that they were investigating the usage of the drug chloroquine to treat mild-to-moderate COVID-19 cases. “Studies are underway to determine the efficacy in using chloroquine to treat COVID-19,” explained the FDA. “While there are no FDA-approved therapeutics or drugs to treat, cure or prevent COVID-19, there are several FDA-approved treatments that may help ease the symptoms from a supportive care perspective.”

Trump said Saturday that his administration wants to “finish this war.”

“We have to get back to work,” he said. “We have to open our country again. We don’t want to be doing this for months and months and months … This country wasn’t meant for this.”

At the briefing, Vice President Mike Pence praised healthcare workers, saying they’re supplementing for family as visitors aren’t allowed in hospitals. Acknowledging that Palm Sunday is the start of Holy Week in the Christian tradition, Pence encouraged prayers for healthcare workers. “Pray for them and their families,” he said.

After the briefing, President Trump tweeted, “Palm Sunday is the beginning of a Holy week for many people of faith and a great day to lift our voices in Prayer. I will be tuning into Pastor @greglaurie at @harvestorg Church in Riverside, California tomorrow at 11:00 A.M. Eastern.”

As of early Sunday, there were more than 1.2 million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus around the world and 64,774 deaths. While the virus originated in Wuhan, China, late last year, the number of cases in the United States has risen to more than three times the alleged 82,574 number of cases in China.

The day after the World Health Organization declared coronavirus a global health emergency, the Trump administration banned foreign nationals who had traveled to China from entering, exempting U.S. citizens and green-card holders.

Trump was criticized for the travel ban by Democratic officials and lawmakers at the time. Former Vice President Joe Biden accused the Trump administration of helping create a toxic atmosphere.

However, Biden’s campaign spokeswoman, Kate Bedingfeld, recently said on CNN that “Biden supports travel bans that are guided by medical experts.”

Last week, Trump announced that social-distancing guidelines had been extended through the end of April, and his administration’s Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx warned that the whole of America needs to prepare for the outbreak as “no state or metro area will be spared.”

Source: ChristianPost

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