President Trump wears face mask in public for first time since COVID-19 outbreak

The president of the United States, Mr. Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, July 11, one makes this occasion unique is the fact that this is the very first time Trump is seen in public with the facial covering recommended as a precaution against the novel Coronavirus, the face mask.

 Recall that since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, president Donald Trump has never been seen to wearing face mask in public.

Reports said Trump went to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington to meet wounded service men and health care providers caring for COVID-19 patients, Trump did this while wearing a face mask.

Trump exiting the White House, told reporters: “When you're in a hospital, especially ... I think it's expected to wear a mask.”

Trump wore a mask in Walter Reed's hallway as he began his visit but was not wearing one when he stepped off the facility.

Trump's wearing of the face mask is coming after months of refusing to wear the protective covering saying he feared a mask would make him look weak.

He was more concerned that Coronavirus pandemic shifted focus to the public health crisis rather than the economic recovery.

According to records, Covid-19  has infected more than 3.2 million and killed at least 134,000 in the US.

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