Trump tells Americans to avoid crowds of 10, while surrounded by 15 people

Greg Evans
Tuesday 17 March 2020 09:30
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On Monday, the White House revealed official guidelines for Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.

One of the main suggestions was from 'The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 15 days to slow the spread' and advised that people avoid crowds of more than 10 people especially in bars, restaurants, theatres and other public venues.

It should be stated that these demands are not mandatory, which was evident when the president made the announcement surrounded by at least 15 people in the White House press room.

It's not for us to tell the president of the United States what to do but if he was going to tell the population of his country to avoid large crowds then maybe he shouldn't be offering that advice by surrounding himself with more than a dozen people.

As you can imagine, many were quick to point this out.

Although we can mock Trump for this, for once his advice is very important and has already seen several major US cities including Philadelphia and San Francisco and states such as Ohio and Maryland calling for complete closure of all bars and restaurants.

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