COVID-19: US President, Donald Trump shares second test result
The United States, US, President, Donald Trump on Thursday hinted on a second test for Coronavirus.
Trump disclosed that the second test for COVID-19 was negative.
On why he took a second test, the US President explained that he did “really out of curiosity to see how quickly it worked.”
He stated that the second test was conducted under 15 minutes, NAN reports.
Trump had taken the first test after he had a meeting with some Brazilian officials who later tested positive to COVID-19.
Also, the US President disclosed that he invoked the Defense Production Act to speed up the production of ventilators “to save American lives” and to force 3M to make face masks.
The action gives Trump the powers to insist that the private sector produce supplies for national defence.
The president previously ordered car maker GM to produce ventilators, using the Defense Production Act, the first utilization of the measure during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus cases across the world have reached one million, according to Worldometers.
The website, which is providing official updates on the COVID-19, claims a total of 1,00,800 people have been infected so far.