“I have hope. That’s all I can do, he said.
On Thursday, the data of the Ministry of Commerce for the second quarter showed the deepest contraction in the US economy since the Great Depression.
Most of the flood in gross domestic product occurred in April, after companies, including restaurants, bars, theaters and factories, were closed to slow the spread of the virus.
The latest high-profile victim of COVID-1
Cain was diagnosed with the disease in late June after attending a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma for Trump, an event in which many in attendance crowded close together without wearing face masks. Cain tweeted a photo of himself at the event without a mask, surrounded by Trump supporters.
“We are heartbroken and the world is poorer: Herman Kane has risen with the Lord,” a statement on his website said.
The US epidemic was initially concentrated in the northeastern region around New York, which still has the highest number of casualties in any of the countries, over 32,000.
On Thursday, Mark Levine, chairman of the New York City Council’s health committee, expressed concern that cases were rising again in the area, pointing to New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts.