US President Donald Trump for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic appeared in public in a protective mask. It is reported by CNN.
WATCH: President Donald Trump wears a mask during a scheduled visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, a rare instance of doing so publicly as #coronavirus cases continue to pile up in the U.S. pic.twitter.com/Ksz3vQOryn— Bloomberg QuickTake (@QuickTake) July 11, 2020
According to the publication, he wore a mask while visiting the Walter Reed military hospital near Washington, where he met with wounded soldiers and medical workers caring for patients with coronavirus.
CNN reports that his assistants asked Trump to wear a mask, calling for to set an example to his supporters.
Recall that former Vice President Joseph Biden criticized the current leader of the country, Donald Trump, for ridiculing those who wear masks because of the coronavirus pandemic.