WASHINGTON, 25 APR – RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump said that the US has already spent five million tests for coronavirus.
“Open and accessible a lot of places to test. We just passed the mark of 5 million tests, it is much more than any other country in the world. It really is more than all other major countries combined! Do not believe fake news!” – trump wrote on Twitter.
trump’s criticism that the mass testing in the United States was established just around the end of March, when almost all States have “closed” in quarantine, and the virus has spread widely among the population. According to epidemiologists, this show and the results of the test: what a positive result give approximately 20% of the tests suggests that the tests do not cover the vast majority of cases. Sanitary authorities of the States still recommend to test people with symptoms or those who were in the hospital.
At the moment, the number of cases of coronavirus in the United States exceeded 900 million, nearly 52 thousand people died, said on Saturday the Johns Hopkins University.
Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.