Donald Trump sends Easter Sunday message to US citizens
The President of the United States has called the coronavirus pandemic 'the plague' and urged people to stay at home and not go to church during Easter.
The President of the United States Donald Trump addressed the nation in a video message on Easter Sunday where he touched on many subjects amid the coronavirus pandemic. This is traditionally a holiday where people get together and go to church but due to the outbreak the president urged people to stay home.
The novel coronavirus death toll continues to grow with at least 112,000 deaths and in the United States. At least 532,000 people have tested positive for Covid-19 and over 2.6 million Americans have been tested for the virus.
Leaving aside the numbers, Trump is being optimistic and he said that the U.S. is currently winning the battle in this outbreak. “Today is a big day for Christians in this country because they celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. People should remain in quarantine during Easter Sunday and I urge them not to go to church. We are fighting against this virus and we are winning the battle. Soon everything will be back to normal,” said president Trump from the White House.
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