Last week the president of the US, was seen shaking hands with the Brazilian president, who has been quarantined for been tested positive with the coronavirus. However,while in self-quarantine, Sen. Ted Cruz critical of Trump administration’s handling of coronavirus testing
Acording to the US president, he told CNN that “I took Coronavirus test,No Result Yet” Trump gets tested for the virus after downplaying threats for weeks.
Donald Trump also reiterated that, he is considering Domestic travel restrictions due to the effect of the pandemic coronavirus.
In a report from nbcnews blog, it was gathered that the US president announced later in the day that he had been tested for coronavirus, and the results will be coming in a few days. Vice President Mike Pence also said new travel restrictions would be put in place with regard to the U.K. and Ireland.
The United States as of Friday afternoon had surpassed 2,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, and the death toll climbed to 51, with 25 of the deaths associated with the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington.
Furthermore, in a recent release, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who has practically remain a loyal supporter of President Donald Trump, but has been ultimately critical of the administration’s reacted to the ongoing public health crisis over novel coronavirus and its rollout of tests, saying it was “undoubtedly” too slow.
“There are areas in the public health crisis that I think the administration has done well,” Cruz, who remains in self-quarantine due to the virus, told ABC News Live Friday evening. “There are areas where they have not done as well, and they need to do better.”
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“I think the rollout of the test was clearly problematic,” he added. “There were mistakes in terms of the efficacy.”
He later added that tests should have been delivered across the country “with speed and efficiency,” and said that the “bureaucracy was a little bit slow in bringing the private sector into it.”
On Friday afternoon, Trump made a public announcement that he was declaring a national state of emergency to deal with the pandemic crisis, and as such which would provide $50 billion toward assiting states, territories and localities massively combat the spread of the deadly covid-19 coronavirus.
Private sector Tech companies like Google, CVS, Walgreens and more will also be involved in helping address the crisis, such as allowing citizens to do drive-by testing from certain parking lots.
Cruz acknowledged that responding to any public health crisis is complicated and difficult, and that reacting to the coronavirus should be bipartisan.
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— ABC News Live (@ABCNewsLive) March 14, 2020
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