Coronavirus: Trump says government will provide 125 million masks to US schools

US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing at the White House, Aug. 12, 2020. (Reuters)

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday released eight recommendations for reopening US schools amid the coronavirus pandemic, including that masks be used when social distancing is not possible.

Trump said at a White House press briefing that the federal government would provide 125 million reusable masks to school districts around the country.

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