The US authorities are prepared for the worst-case scenario in the spread of the coronavirus, but they believe that will not happen. US President Donald Trump announced about this in a speech to his supporters in the state of South Carolina, TASS reports.

He said they were completely organized, prepared for the worst, but they hoped that would not happen, and they have taken decisive actions to prevent the virus from spreading in the country.

Also, the US president criticized the media for spreading hysteria regarding the coronavirus.

He also criticized the Democrats for politicizing this disease and overestimating the risks of its spread.

There have been 15 cases of coronavirus infection in the United States, and another 47 Americans have been infected with this disease abroad and returned to their homeland; they are in quarantine.