- Global: Total confirmed cases as of 10 a.m. ET: 31,361,979 — Total deaths: 965,642— Total recoveries: 21,528,674 — Map.
- U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 10 a.m. ET: 6,859,117 — Total deaths: 199,911 — Total recoveries: 2,615,949 — Total tests: 95,841,281 — Map.
President Trump on Monday claimed the coronavirus “virtually” affects no young people during a campaign rally in Ohio as the number of COVID-19 deaths nears nearly 200,000 and the number of infections has surpassed 6.8 million.
“It affects elderly people. Elderly people with heart problems and other problems. If they have other problems, that’s what it really affects,” Trump said during a campaign rally at an airport in Swanton, Ohio.
“That’s it. You know, in some states, thousands of people — nobody young. Below the age of 18, like, nobody,” Trump said. “Take your hat off to the young, because they have a hell of an immune system. But it affects virtually nobody. It’s an amazing thing.”…..