Global Statistics

All countries
99,267,491
Confirmed
Updated on January 23, 2021 11:40 pm
All countries
71,074,327
Recovered
Updated on January 23, 2021 11:40 pm
All countries
2,128,103
Deaths
Updated on January 23, 2021 11:40 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
99,267,491
Confirmed
Updated on January 23, 2021 11:40 pm
All countries
71,074,327
Recovered
Updated on January 23, 2021 11:40 pm
All countries
2,128,103
Deaths
Updated on January 23, 2021 11:40 pm

Trump ‘can’t imagine why’ US disinfectant calls spiked

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Media captionWhat Trump voters think of his handling of the virus outbreak

President Donald Trump has said he “can’t imagine why” US hotline calls about disinfectant have risen after he suggested injecting the substance to treat coronavirus.

The governors of Michigan and Maryland on Sunday blamed the president for the spike in such calls.

Following heavy criticism from medical professionals, Mr Trump said his remarks were made sarcastically.

Disinfectants are hazardous substances and can be poisonous if ingested.

During Monday’s Covid-19 news conference, a reporter noted that the state of Maryland’s emergency hotline had received hundreds of calls in recent days seeking guidance about Mr Trump’s comments.

“I can’t imagine why,” the president said, moving quickly on. “I can’t imagine that.”

When asked whether he took responsibility at all for the increase in calls, Mr Trump replied: “No, I don’t.”

Last week, the Maryland governor’s office said it had issued a statewide alert warning against ingesting or injecting disinfectants following the president’s remarks.

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Media captionDoctors dismantle Trump’s treatment comments

Mr Trump made the disinfectant remarks on Thursday, after an official presented the results of US government research that showed Covid-19 could be killed in minutes by bleach.

“I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in a minute. One minute,” Mr Trump said. “And is there a way we can do something like that, by injection inside or almost a cleaning?”

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Media captionMr Trump made the comments at a government briefing on Thursday

On Friday afternoon, Mr Trump told journalists: “I was asking a question sarcastically to reporters like you just to see what would happen.”

During Monday’s Rose Garden press conference, Mr Trump was also asked whether he would delay the presidential election in November.

“I never even thought of changing the date of the election,” he said. “Why would I do that?”

Former US Vice-President Joe Biden, Mr Trump’s presumptive Democratic opponent, said last week he thought Mr Trump would “try to kick back the election somehow”.

But Mr Trump told reporters the idea was “made-up propaganda”.

“I look forward to that election,” Mr Trump said.

Constitutional scholars have already noted that if a president wanted to change the timing of a White House election he would be unable to do so – even in an emergency – because the date is set by Congress.

Mr Trump was also asked by a reporter if a president who has lost more Americans over six weeks than died during the two decades of the Vietnam war deserved to be re-elected.

He said his administration had done an “unbelievable” job.

The total number of confirmed US Covid-19 cases is almost at one million. There have been over 55,000 deaths thus far.

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