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Biden asks Trump to speed up coronavirus testing after President joked about slowing it down

June 21, 2020

White House Democratic Party virtual candidate Joe Biden has asked the President of the United States to speed up the pace of testing to improve response to the coronavirus pandemic after the president recommended last night the number of to decrease tests to cut the cases, statements that administrative sources have described as the President’s joke.

“Speed ​​up the tests,” Biden said in a short message on his official Twitter account in response to Trump’s comments during his rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

“We all know that this exam is a double-edged sword. And here’s the bad part: if you do so many exams, you will find more cases. So I said to my people: ‘Take the exams more slowly, please “Trump said.

Biden asks Trump to speed up coronavirus testing after President joked about slowing it downBiden asks Trump to speed up coronavirus testing after President joked about slowing it down

Shortly after the rally, government sources told CNN that the President of the United States was “obviously joking” when he made these comments.

The United States, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, has already registered more than 2.25 million cases and nearly 120,000 deaths, while the number of daily infections has reached new highs of more than 32,000 in the past few hours.