Bad gift from China: Trump tweets as COVID 19 deaths cross 100,000 in US

WION Web Team Washington May 29, 2020, 09.50 AM(IST)

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The tweet came after he announced on Twitter that the US has recorded 100,000 deaths, one of the highest total death counts in the world caused due to the coronavirus pandemic.

US President Donald Trump has yet again blamed China for spreading coronavirus in the world. In a tweet in the late hours of Thursday, eh tweeted about how China has given a bad gift to the world but has continued to march on.

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The tweet came after he announced on Twitter that the US has recorded 100,000 deaths, one of the highest total death counts in the world caused due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The President has been blaming China for spreading coronavirus onto the world since the start of the pandemic. He has also accused China of hiding important information and stealing vaccine-related research of the US.

According to reports, this death count is the highest since the Korean War, and matches the toll in the US of the 1968 flu pandemic, and it is approaching the 116,000 killed in another flu outbreak a decade before that, it said.

While the world has crossed the 5.6 million mark for positive cases around the around, US alone has more than 1.7 million coronavirus positive cases.