- An adviser to President Trump has contracted the dreaded coronavirus
- The adviser contracted the virus after a family event
- Currently, he is on self-isolation
In what will be a bad blow for the ego of President Donald Trump, his national security adviser Robert O’Brien has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.
According to Bloomberg, the adviser has been out of the office since late last week.
He was said to have contracted the virus after a family event. He is said to be isolating at home while still running the National Security Council, doing most of his work by phone.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that on Tuesday, July 21, Trump gave a very gloomy comment on the coronavirus pandemic as he warned Americans that the worst time is not here yet.
During his media address, the president who for a long time did not wear a facemask advised Americans to put one on as a measure to curb the spread of the virus, NBC News reports.
"America's youth will act responsibly, and we're asking everybody that when you are not able to socially distance, wear a mask. Get a mask," he said.
The same media also gathers that though Trump painted a very realistic look of things concerning the virus in the US, he made some untrue statements about mortality rate among other things.
He said that fatalities nationwide have fallen by 75% since mid-April, adding that there is a huge supply to cater to the situation.
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That was in contradiction to a study by John Hopkins University that said the US mortality rate is one of the world’s highest.
The US president also said in response to press men’s questioning that "well, the virus will disappear. It will disappear."
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