November 24th – American First Lady Melania received the official Christmas tree of the White House on the afternoon of November 23rd local time. She herself did not wear a mask at the ceremony to welcome the Christmas tree.
According to United Press International, the White House in the United States continues to continue traditional customs in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Melania held a brief event on the 23rd to welcome the 2020 White House Christmas tree. Melania did not wear a mask at the event. Both grooms and trainers wore masks at first. When they took pictures with Melania, they took off the masks.
Stephanie Grisham, the chief of staff of the East Room of the White House, said that the White House will still host Christmas and Hanukkah activities in 2020, while “providing the safest possible environment possible”, including reducing the number of guests and demanding that Wearing masks, encouraging social distancing and setting up hand sanitizer disinfection stations.
The report pointed out that the current coronavirus situation in the United States is still very serious, with about 143,000 new cases in the United States on the 23rd. Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the United States has infected about 12.25 million people and more than 250,000 people have died, ranking first in the world in both confirmed cases and deaths.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and health experts advise Americans not to travel or party with outsiders during Thanksgiving.
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