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All countries
98,834,534
Confirmed
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70,825,917
Recovered
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Global Statistics

All countries
98,834,534
Confirmed
Updated on January 23, 2021 12:35 pm
All countries
70,825,917
Recovered
Updated on January 23, 2021 12:35 pm
All countries
2,118,418
Deaths
Updated on January 23, 2021 12:35 pm

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said Sunday that emergency hotlines in their states saw increases in calls after President TrumpDonald John TrumpWH officials discuss HHS secretary replacement following criticism of pandemic response: WSJ Pentagon leaders at impasse about next steps for Capt. Brett Crozier: report Trump forgoes WH press briefing for the first time since Easter weekend MORE suggested disinfectants be investigated as a treatment for COVID-19. 

Whitmer told ABC’s “This Week” that calls rose after Trump spoke last Thursday about using disinfectants “by injection inside or almost a clearing,” adding that residents listen to the “person with the most powerful position on the planet,” whether the comments were “serious or not.” 

“We have seen an increase in numbers of people calling poison control and so I think it’s really important that every one of us with a platform disseminate medically accurate information,” she said. 

“I want to say, unequivocally no one should be using disinfectant — to digest it to fight COVID-19,” she added. “Please don’t do it. Just don’t do it.”

“We have seen an increase in numbers of people calling poison control and so I think it’s really important that every one of us with a platform disseminate medically accurate information,” Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says on Trump disinfectant comments. https://t.co/kz1qZhs59Q pic.twitter.com/aocyhWCg4A

— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) April 26, 2020

Hogan told ABC host George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosThe Hill’s Campaign Report: Virus takes toll on campaign fundraising in March ABC’s Stephanopoulos donating blood plasma in COVID-19 study Hillicon Valley: Hackers increasingly target hospitals during pandemic | Stay-at-home protests could qualify as misinformation on Facebook | Tech groups push Congress to send states cyber funding MORE on the same show that Maryland’s emergency hotline received “hundreds of calls” seeking guidance about Trump’s comments. 

The influx in calls prompted the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to issue a warning that “under no circumstance” should disinfectants be ingested.  

“I think when misinformation comes out, or you just say something that pops in your head it does send a wrong message,” Hogan said. 

The Maryland governor said Trump should ensure his message during press conferences are “fact-based.”

The Maryland Emergency Management Agency warned that “under no circumstance” should disinfectants be ingested.

Gov. Larry Hogan says they received “hundreds of calls” seeking guidance following Trump’s comments and it’s important to communicate “facts.” https://t.co/zB7Ch1H4ND pic.twitter.com/RrFpJqmllo

— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) April 26, 2020

Trump later defended his comments, saying he was being sarcastic when he suggested that public health officials consider using light, heat and disinfectants to treat the coronavirus. 

Health officials and politicians slammed the president for his comments and encouraged the American people not to ingest disinfectants. 

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