Washington, United States.

The President of United States, Donald trumpstarted Playing golf the long weekend that the country will enjoy for the celebration of Memorial Day, which traditionally marks the beginning of summer and comes this year with the reopening of some beaches in NY and New Jersey, two of the states hardest hit by the pandemic of the coronavirus.

This Memorial Day celebration, in which soldiers who have lost their lives in combat are remembered, will mark the beginning of quarantine easing measures for some areas of the country, such as permission for meetings of not very large groups and the reopening of beaches and parks.


Wearing white T-shirt and cap, Trump He was seen playing his favorite sport at his club in Sterling, Virginia, just outside Washington on Saturday, on his first visit to one of his properties since last March.

Donald Trump, on the green of one of the holes of the Virginia club. Photo: EFE

The NBC News network indicated that the weekend of March 6 was the last time that the ruler moved to one of his properties. On that occasion his destination was Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach (Florida), where a day later he had dinner with the President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro.

After that meeting it was learned that the press chief of the Brazilian Government, Fabio Wajngarten, tested positive for coronavirus, as well as the Brazilian ambassador to Washington, Nestor Forster, and one of the senators of that country, Nelson Trad Filho.

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Trump He has moved in recent weeks to the Camp David (Maryland) presidential residence, also located outside Washington, as well as to the states of Arizona, Pennsylvania and Michigan, the latter on Thursday, when he toured a plant of the manufacturer of Ford cars in which respirators are produced.


The governor of NY, Andrew Cuomo, reported that his state records this Saturday 84 deaths, less than 100 deaths per day from COVID-19 since it peaked in the crisis, a figure that although “continues to be a tragedy” considered to represent “real progress” in the fight against pandemic.

In his update, Cuomo said that this Saturday “in general everything is good news” because the indicators of new cases, hospitalizations and intubations by the coronavirus State-wide SARS-CoV-2, epicenter of the pandemic in USA, which has already reopened its less affected northern regions, and sees progress in the southern ones.

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However, the governor called for caution during this long weekend, in which he has allowed some state beaches to be opened to bathers while those of the city of NY they only allow walking and sitting. Despite that ban, a 24-year-old boy drowned on the beach in Rockaway, Queens, where he was bathing on Friday with two friends.

The official recalled that practically a third of those who catch the coronavirus They never show symptoms and may be spreading it, which is why he urged the population to take tests, cover their faces and not make “parties of ten people” just because they are allowed to do so, after authorizing it this Friday.


Its neighbor, the governor of New Jersey, Phil Murphy, has also authorized the opening of some beaches and piers, always maintaining health recommendations.

In Nine Jersey the limit of people allowed to meet outdoors was raised from 10 to 25.

This Saturday, Murphy confirmed on his Twitter account that his state has 443 new cases of coronavirus and accounts for another 96 deaths for a total of 11,081 lives lost.

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Another state that has authorized a visit to the beaches is Connecticut, which is why its residents feared a massive arrival of New Yorkers.

Delaware, meanwhile, joined the opening of the coastal areas, although strictly for its inhabitants, since those who come from other areas must remain in quarantine for 14 days.

For their part, in Los Angeles authorities have accompanied the opening of beaches and parks with measures to limit traffic in neighborhoods, in order to give residents more space to practice some physical activity and thus encourage us to stay in their neighborhoods.

United States records this Saturday 1,617,838 cases of COVID-19 and 96,802 deaths from the disease, according to Johns Hopkins University records.

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