OREANDA-NEWSUS President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia sent a medical plane to the United States in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic (a disease caused by the new coronavirus). “We have excellent relations with many countries. China has sent us some things. Russia has sent us a very, very large plane of medical equipment”, Trump said at a White House briefing.

According to Johns Hopkins University, which makes calculations based on data from federal and local authorities, in the United States recorded more than 160 thousand cases of infection with a new coronavirus. More than 2.9 thousand people died.

The outbreak caused by the new coronavirus disease was recorded at the end of 2019 in Central China, spread to more than 160 countries and was recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11.