â€œCoronavirus deaths are way down,â€ Trump boasted on Twitter late Thursday, as the United States sawÂ yet another record spike in confirmed cases of the virus nationwide.
Trump also falsely claimed the mortality rate in the United States is â€œone of the lowest in the Worldâ€ and the economy is â€œroaring back and will NOT be shut down.â€ â€³â€˜Embersâ€™ or flare ups will be put out, as necessary,â€ he added:
Many people on Twitter regrettably pointed out how the current surge in cases,Â following last monthâ€™s easing of lockdown restrictions that were designed to slow the spread of COVID-19, will likely translate into an increased death toll in the next month.
Others recalled Trumpâ€™s initial downplaying of the virus that has now claimed the lives of more than 125,000 people nationwide:
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