Coronavirus live news: Trump pushes to open churches as Brazil death toll passes 20,000

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President appears at Michigan factory without mask; Italy death toll could be 60% higher than assumed; Russia industrial output falls 6.6% in April. Follow the latest updates

And on a serious note on President Trump, he has just tweeted that he has asked for all flags on federal buildings and national monuments to fly at half mast for the next three days, honouring victims of the virus.

I will be lowering the flags on all Federal Buildings and National Monuments to half-staff over the next three days in memory of the Americans we have lost to the CoronaVirus….

This isn’t normal behavior. The president is not well. https://t.co/MIle1KCscT

President Trump’s confusing statement today on his latest coronavirus test, has made it to Tiktok. The president said he had tested positively, in that he had tested negative.

First the President’s version…and then Sarah Cooper on Tiktok, whose videos lip-syncing Trump have been widely viewed.

Here is a quote from Trump:

“I tested very positively in another sense so— this morning. Yeah. I tested positively toward negative, right. So. I tested perfectly this morning. Meaning I tested negative.” pic.twitter.com/xA0DBUcfr9

I tested very positively pic.twitter.com/lp4fE2bbai

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