The us president Donald Trump, who has never been seen with a mask in public, has said on Wednesday that it would pose “no problem” to wear one, while reaffirming its conviction that the coronavirus was going to “disappear” at “a certain time”.

“That would pose no problem (…) If I was in a situation of close proximity with people, I would”, he said on Fox Business at a time when several regions of the United States is experiencing a dramatic increase in the number of cases of Covid-19.