Donald Trump ignored pleas from Michigan’s governor and attorney general that he wear a mask while touring a Ford Motor Company facility that is producing ventilators to combat coronavirus, saying he did not want to give media members the “pleasure” of seeing him in it as he claimed to have worn on in a “back area” of the factory.
The president’s latest defiant act came after the state’s Democratic attorney general, Dan Nessel, urged the president to wear a protective face covering.
In the Indian mega-city of Kolkata, which has a population of more than 14 million, roads were flooded and most residents were left without power.
Thousands of trees were uprooted, electricity and telephone lines brought down and houses were flattened.
The move reflects Beijing’s frustration with the pro-democracy protests that erupted in June, posing the biggest challenge to the Chinese leadership since the handover. China first tried to introduce a similar law in 2003, when it was hurriedly withdrawn following mass protests.
Johannes Chan, a law professor at the University of Hong Kong, said that the legislation ran contrary to the spirit of the Basic Law, the territory’s constitution, which allows Hong Kong to enact its own laws.“It’s becoming increasingly difficult to believe that one country, two systems can still exist,” he told Hong Kong Citizen News.
The nurse, who studied at Ryazan State Medical University, was reprimanded for ‘non-compliance with the requirements for medical clothing’.
She has so far not commented on the furore.
Many Puerto Ricans, including business owners, cheered the highly anticipated announcement. Health experts warned that the government has not tested enough people or conducted enough contact tracing and is not prepared for a possible spike in new infections.
Puerto Ricos Health Department has reported more than 2,900 confirmed Covid-19 cases and at least 126 deaths, and dozens of additional infections still emerge every day.