“He did promise ‘America First,’” the former Democratic presidential nominee tweeted with a link to a New York Times story about the global record.
The link included a photo of medical tents outside of Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York, where there were 13 deaths from coronavirus on Wednesday alone.
There were nearly 101,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. as of Friday afternoon. The nation with the next highest number was Italy, with 87,000 cases, though the death toll in Italy is still the world’s highest.
Despite the surge in coronavirus cases, Trump has continued to insist that Americans not working due to health measures should go back to work by Easter, in just over two weeks, when he said he hoped to lift social distancing guidelines.
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