Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed Canada handled the initial outbreak of the virus betters than the US. Speaking on a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday. He said: ‘We were able to control the virus better than many of our allies, particularly including our neighbor.’
Canada has handled the coronavirus outbreak better than many of its allies, including the United States, said Justin Trudeau on Wednesday, in a rare public comment on the faltering effort to contain the pandemic in the US.
Canada – with a population a tenth of the size of the United States – has so far recorded 8,711 deaths and 106,167 cases and Trudeau said the situation was stabilizing, although some hotspots remained.
In contrast, the United States on Wednesday surpassed more than 3m cases and 131,000 deaths.
Canada and the United States have blocked non-essential travel between the two nations since March and are discussing whether to extend the ban when it expires on 21 July.