Donald Trump on wearing of mask: All you need to know

Cheryl Sanders
July 3, 2020

"There's no victory to be celebrated", Biden said in a video message from his home in Delaware. Almost eight million jobs have been added since the beginning of May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested he wasn't in favor of a generous extension of unemployment benefits, which are scheduled to expire at the end of the month.

Cain was stable as of Thursday afternoon and had not required a ventilator. CDC changes guidelines; Trump remains defiantHowever, as the number of cases continued to rise in the country and across the globe, and evidence emerged that many patients are asymptomatic, the CDC changed its guidelines at the beginning of April. "This is voluntary. I don't think I'm going to be doing it", he said.

The U.S. recently surpassed 50,000 coronavirus cases a day for the first time, underlining the challenges still ahead as states press to reopen economies damaged by the virus.

New Mexico Governor Michelle Grisham, a Democrat, on Wednesday extended the state's emergency public health order through July 15, saying that authorities would "aggressively" enforce mandatory mask rules.

Neither Mr Cain nor those around him in the image were wearing a face mask.

In recent days, many Republicans and members of the White House coronavirus task force have been more outspoken in advocating for people in the U.S. to wear face masks in public settings as infections have surged in the country's south and west including in the states of Texas and California. He told reporters, "I saw with my own eyes that there were at least 16,000 people there".

Meanwhile, the US's leading infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci (pictured below) warned the country risks an even greater outbreak because it failed to lock down effectively. Somehow, I don't see it for myself, ' Trump said. 'Actually, I had a mask on, I sort of liked the way I looked, I thought it was OK'.

"When there's nobody around, I don't see any reason to be wearing it", Trump said in a separate interview on Wednesday on "America This Week".

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