The president of United States,Donald trump, has communicated that it hashad a “very good” conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping, about the coronavirus and has assured that both countries “are working together closely”. “I just finished a very good conversation with President Xi of China. We discussed in great detail the coronavirus that is devastating large parts of our planet,” Trump has transferred through his account on the social network Twitter.
In this context, the US president has recognized thatChina “has been through a lot”, but has also “developed a solid understanding of the virus”. Finally, he has expressed the “respect” he has for China.
The United States has become this Thursday night the country with the most confirmed cases of coronavirusof the world, with more than 83,500, which places it ahead of China and Italy, which were at the top for the moment. China, the country where the pandemic originated, has been the nation most affected by Covid-19 from the beginning.
Currently, China, where the coronavirus already shows signs of regressing, has a total of 3,292 deaths and 81,340 positive cases. Italy, for its part, is the country with the highest number of deaths from Covid-19, more than 8,200.
The North American country, for its part, has maintained aaccelerated growth rate in recent weeksand has recorded its record of increase in cases. In the last 24 hours, more than 12,000 people have tested positive, while the death toll is over 1,160.
The increase in cases is the largest recorded in the United States – where the main focus of infection is the state of New York, where there are more than 37,000 cases – after the figure of more than 10,000 infections that it registered on March 23.