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Saturday, June 6, 2020

US topping world virus cases is ‘badge of honour’- Trump



President Donald Trump has argued that it is commendable that the US has the world’s highest number of confirmed Covid-19 infections.

Trump said the high figure means America’s testing is much better than that of any other country.

The US has 1.5 million coronavirus cases and nearly 92,000 deaths, according to John Hopkins University.

In second place is Russia, with nearly 300,000 confirmed cases.

According to the America’s Center for Disease Control the US has conducted 12.6m coronavirus tests