On February 7, 2020…
TRUMP: Now it’s turning out, it’s not just old people Bob, but just today and yesterday some startling facts came out. It’s not just old, older –
WOODWARD: Yeah, exactly.
TRUMP: It’s plenty of young people. But look what’s going on in –
On the same day (February 7, 2020), there had been zero US deaths publicly attributed to SARS-CoV-2. However, one person who died in Santa Clara County on February 6 was posthumously identified as having died from COVID-19 weeks later after an autopsy.
On September 21, 2020…
Take your hat off to the young people because they have a hell of an immune system. But it affects virtually nobody. It’s an amazing thing. By the way, open your schools. Everybody, open your schools.—President Donald J. Trump
On September 22, 2020, the US death toll from COVID-19 officially crossed the 200,000 mark.