United States President Donald Trump wore a face mask first time in Public during his visit to a military hospital Saturday, falling in line with the recommendations of his public health officials and experts.
President Trump flew by helicopter to medical centre in suburban Washington to meet wounded service members and health care providers caring for Coronavirus infected patients.
Before leaving the White House President Donald Trump told reporters; when you're in hospital, especially....I think it's a great thing to wear a mask. I have never been against face masks, but I strongly believe they have a time and place.
The facemask was a navy blue mask with the golden United States Presidential seal emblazoned on the left.
President Donald Trump was a late comer to wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has raged across the United States since March and infected more than 3.2 million people and killed more than 1,34,000.
Most prominent Republicans including vice president Mike Pence and other Republican governors encouraging the use of facemasks as the COVID-19 pandemic gained ground this summer.
President Trump, however, has declined to wear a facemask at news conference, rallies and other public events.
The only time President Donald Trump has been known to wear a facemask was during a private part of a tour of a Ford Plant in Michigan.