Trump argues 1 million coronavirus cases in the U.S. is a reflection of superior testing

President Trump suggested Wednesday that the United State surpassing one million coronavirus cases is a statistic that sounds worse than it is, because it's really a reflection of the country's "superior" testing efforts, despite experts arguing...

Trump argues 1 million coronavirus cases in the U.S. is a reflection of superior testing

 

President Trump suggested Wednesday that the United State surpassing one million coronavirus cases is a statistic that sounds worse than it is, because it's really a reflection of the country's "superior" testing efforts, despite experts arguing testing needs to ramp up significantly.

 

 

 

He also claims he received some outside validation about the U.S.'s performance from none other than South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Seoul, of course, has often been heralded as the country that set the gold standard for handling the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to its intense and efficient testing program that helped the country keep infections and deaths relatively low, while also avoiding a full-scale economic shutdown as has been seen in many other parts of the world.