President of the United States Donald trump announced the transition on “telephone meetings” instead of the usual gatherings at stadiums due to the coronavirus. About it reports TASS.

According to him, until the situation is resolved to the epidemic, it will be difficult to organize mass meetings with voters. “So I’m doing the phone meetings and we will call them meetings trump, but we will do it on the phone,” he told his constituents from Wisconsin during such events.

Earlier it was reported that the meetings were one of the main and most effective tools of staff trump to attract voters in the previous elections, and that they bet in the current election campaign. However, due to the country’s existing constraints associated with coronavirus, the American leader in recent months has managed to spend just a few public events, some of which took place in a closed format and did not meet expectations.

on 17 July it became known that the USA broke the record for the number of new cases of infection with coronavirus identified per day. Then there were 77.3 thousand infected, which is higher than in any other day during the epidemic.

trump despite the official recommendations of the authorities has appeared at public events without a protective mask. For this he has repeatedly criticized as political opponents and ordinary citizens on social networks. The only time he put on the mask 12 July, during a visit to the hospital named after Walter reed in the suburbs of Washington, where the treatment including soldiers, were wounded in a combat zone.