Mayor Bowser breaks with Trump on D.C.’s coronavirus outlook

The mayor’s remarks break with the president’s optimistic evaluation Monday that circumstances of Covid-19, the illness attributable to the novel coronavirus, have been on the downturn in a number of main American cities.

“Instances in New York space, New Orleans, Detroit, Boston, and Houston are declining,” Trump told reporters at a White Home coronavirus information convention. “Denver, Seattle, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Nashville, Indianapolis, and St. Louis are all secure and declining. All elements of the nation are both in good condition, getting higher. In all circumstances, getting higher.”

However in Washington, the place Bowser has extended the town’s stay-at-home order by means of Might 15, a complete of three,892 residents have develop into contaminated with Covid-19 as of Sunday, leading to 185 deaths. Moreover, the town reported 965 new circumstances from April 20-26.

States throughout the nation have begun opening again up for enterprise this week regardless of federal social distancing steering which expires on the finish of the month, and lots of governors haven’t met White Home suggestions urging states and localities to verify a two-week downward pattern in coronavirus signs and documented circumstances earlier than easing restrictions.

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