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USA: Video of pool party provokes outrage

The United States So far, more people have been diagnosed with coronavirus than with any other country. According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States (As of Monday 1 p.m.) with more than 1.6 million known infections, almost 98,000 deaths and more than 1.1 million active (known) illnesses.

All the more surprising is the video of the pool party on the shores of Lake of the Ozarks that the TV host Scott Pasmore on Twitter shared. The reservoir created 90 years ago is traditionally a popular recreation area, but that last weekend – the “Memorial Day Weekend “, on which the Americans commemorate those who died in the war – things got so out of hand, causes in the United States for big debates. (The state Missouri allows to open restaurants and shops, for example, but “social distancing” and other preventive measures against this apply virus.)

US politicians are campaigning for a return to everyday life

The US business magazine Forbes writes that there is obviously a longing in the country for more social encounters. But: “While health officials continue to urge caution, many politicians, including US President Trump (who went golfing on Saturday), encourage Americans to return to everyday life as much as possible,” the magazine said.

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