US President Donald Trump submitted a photograph of himself wearing a mask on Monday, stating that it’s”patriotic” to achieve that.
“Many men and women say it is patriotic to put on a mask when it’s not possible to work out social distancing. And nobody is patriotic as me personally,” Trump submitted on Twitter.
It comes only days when he ruled out imposing a federal mandate requiring individuals to wear face masks in people to stem the spread of this novel coronavirus.
Trump had now avoided being viewed using a face mask and has been just pictured with a single on before this month. The problem has become highly politicized in the nation with some claiming being made to put on a mask according to their constitutional rights.
Trump himself seemed to mock Joe Biden, his chief Democratic rival for the presidential elections earlier this season for wearing a face mask.
“The public demands constant, clean, and attractive messaging which normalizes community masking.
“At this important juncture if COVID-19 is resurging, extensive adoption of fabric face coverings is a civic responsibility, a little sacrifice reliant on an extremely effective low-tech solution which may help turn the tide favorably in domestic and international efforts against COVID-19,” he further added.
France and the UK have made sporting face coverings on public transportation and other public spaces required.