President Donald Trump cast doubt Thursday on the official coronavirus numbers coming out of China.
“You don’t know what the numbers are in China,” Trump said to reporters during the White House press briefing on Thursday evening.
Trump was asked by a reporter to respond to the news that the United States was on track to have more cases of the virus than China.
The president said that the high number of cases in the United States was a sign of success at speeding up testing for the virus.
When asked why he stopped calling the coronavirus virus a “Chinese virus,” he said that he no longer needed to repeat it as often.