"People say that's a very distinct possibility, it's standard", Trump said when asked about a second wave.
Trump's vow not to close the country again came a day after Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told The Washington Post there was "no doubt" there would be a second wave of infections. "It's a highly transmissible virus", Fauci said. According to an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll published this week, 77 percent of American adults say that they worry about a second wave of coronavirus happening as more businesses across the country reopen.
"A permanent lockdown is not a strategy for a healthy state or a healthy country".
Do nothing A.G. of the Great State of Michigan, Dana Nessel, should not be taking her anger and stupidity out on Ford Motor - they might get upset with you and leave the state, like so many other companies have - until I came along and brought business back to Michigan. You can't do that, ' he said.
The CDC more than a month ago sent the Trump administration documents the agency had drafted outlining specific steps various kinds of organizations could follow as they work to reopen safely.
While Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has strongly advised everyone in the U.S. to make use of face masks to prevent falling victim to Covid-19, Trump and his supporters have claimed that since the U.S. president and his close circle of high-ranking officials are routinely tested, wearing a mask at all times is not necessary. I wore one on in this back area.
Ford in late March said it planned to start production of some 50,000 ventilators on April 20 and was set to deploy 500 United Auto Workers (UAW) union employees. "We're not going to close the country".
Trump praised multiple automakers including Ford, General Motors, General Electric, and Fiat Chrysler, for "blazing a trail to safely restart America's economic engines", and continued to call for a reopening of America.
Surrounded by Ford executives wearing masks, Trump told reporters he had put one on out of the view of cameras. When you look at suicides - I mean, take a look at what's going on.
"Not their fault, & I did put on a mask", he wrote. When the local media asked Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford about Trump not wearing protective gear, he said, "It's up to him".
"I made the case that, you know, we all have to be on the same page here". State economies have been returning to some semblance of normalcy despite concerns from health experts some areas are not yet prepared to lift their stay-at-home orders.
It is a political statement that has resonated with many Americans who object to being told to wear masks themselves.