OREANDA-NEWSUS President Donald Trump said that according to his data, the state has overcome the peak in the number of cases of coronavirus. Broadcast of his speech was conducted on the website of the White House.

Trump also noted that on April 16, along with Vice President Mike Pence, he will talk with state governors. Some of them may open earlier than the deadline indicated on May 1. “The situation in all states is different. Some of them have few problems, some of them have done such a good job that they have few problems”, the president explained.

The United States ranks first among other countries in the number of people infected with coronavirus and in the number of victims of the disease. According to a counter on the Johns Hopkins University website, over 634 thousand people were infected in the United States, more than 27.9 thousand people died.

According to April 15, a record number of patients with coronavirus died in a day - 2228 people. Worldwide, according to the university, the death toll from COVID-19 has increased to 133.5 thousand, and the number of infected has exceeded 2 million.