Donald Trump said he might wear a protective mask later Tuesday when he tours a plant in Arizona that has been producing the anti-coronavirus face gear, adding a government report predicting thousands more coronavirus  is based on “no mitigation.”

“I think it’s a mask facility. If it’s a mask facility, I will,” he said of the Honeywell factory he will fly to on Air Force One.

And about that Centres for Disease Control and Prevention report that sees the number of Covid-19 cases per day doubling by 1 June, the president said he is not concerned about states reopening their economies too quickly “because that assumes no mitigation. We’re doing mitigation.”

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