Washington: US President Donald Trump has attributed the ‘Black Lives Matter’ demonstration to the rise in Coronavirus cases in the country. Protests began under ‘Black Lives Matter’ across America following the death of a black man in police custody on 25 May.
According to the newspaper Metro, Trump, while addressing the media on Wednesday, said that youth protesting against police brutality and racism is the cause of the rise in Corona cases, which has been seen in recent weeks in about 30 states across the country is.
He said, ‘There are probably many reasons for the increase in cases of infection. Immediately after the demonstrations, an increase in infection cases among young Americans began, about which you are well aware of what it was about. ‘
He said that the increase in crowds on holidays like Memorial Day as well as the visit of youth to bars and between four and five listed places has been the reason for the increase in its cases.
According to the newspaper Metro, the president also blamed Mexico for the recent increase. He said, “We share a 2,000-mile border with Mexico, as we are well aware, and cases are unfortunately increasing in Mexico. This is a major problem for Mexico.”
Trump further said that he is comfortable about reopening schools and claimed that children do not spread the virus. There have been 3,967,917 cases of corona in the US and 1, 43,147 people have lost their lives due to this disease.