United States President, Donald Trump has advised Americans to “enjoy the sun”.
He spoke after unveiling a study that showed that the novel Coronavirus dissipates more quickly with sunlight and at higher temperatures.
“I hope people enjoy the sun, and if it has an impact, that’s great,” Trump said at his daily briefing on the pandemic.
Dpa reports that Bill Bryan, Head of Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security, presented the information.
Bryan noted that Coronavirus reaches it’s half life at two minutes in summer conditions versus 18 hours with no sunlight.
Trump has ordered a temporary ban on immigration to America.
The Coronavirus death toll has hit 50,000 in the U.S and number of confirmed cases now close to 890,027.