President Donald Trump met Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) on Wednesday to discuss his successful fight versus the coronavirus pandemic in his state.
” He’s been hit extremely hard, and he hit back even harder,” Trump stated after meeting Ducey in the Oval Office.
Ducey noted that the state had its infection spike much later on than other states, but acted rapidly to slow the spread of the disease.
The Good News Is, the Arizona COVID-19 numbers that were heightening the mainstream media hysteria over the past couple months continue to look promising for our state.
Remember– a number of these numbers count “believed” patients, who may not ever have a verified case of COVID-19 pic.twitter.com/FrFPdWN7ol
— Associate Andy Biggs (@RepAndyBiggsAZ) July 27, 2020
He used his experience as evidence that any state might battle their own spike in cases.
” There’s a genuine path forward and a sensible method that we can use in Arizona, not only around saving lives but likewise securely and successfully getting our kids back to school at the appropriate time,” he said.
Ducey thanked Arizona services and citizens for using masks, social distancing, washing their hands, closing bars and night clubs, and staying away from crowded locations to assist slow the spread of the infection.
” Our private sector folks have actually been great,” he said.
Ducey thanked Trump and the White Home Coronavirus Task Force for dealing with his state to fight the spike in the virus.
” Upon putting those steps out there, we have actually seen enhancement every week, week-over-week, for 4 weeks,” he said.
Dr. Deborah Birx praised Ducey for dealing with the task force.
” We’ve shown now that you can keep a state open and retail open if you do these five common-sense pieces,” Dr. Birx stated during the meeting, keeping in mind that it was the best method to reduce spikes in cases.