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Jacinda Ardern hits back at Donald Trump’s ‘patently wrong’ coronavirus claim – SBS News

New Zealand announced another 13 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday slapped down Donald Trump’s talk of an out-of-control coronavirus “surge” in New Zealand as “patently wrong”.
She expressed dismay after the US president exaggerated the new virus outbreak in New Zealand as a “huge surge” that Americans would do well to avoid.
“Anyone who is following,” Ms Ardern said, “will quite easily see that New Zealand’s nine cases in a day do not compare to the United States’ tens of thousands.”
“Obviously, it’s patently wrong,”…

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