Trump marks 100,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths milestone on Twitter

We have just reached a very sad milestone with the coronavirus pandemic deaths reaching 100,000.

  
A volunteer fireman for the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department stands wearing a mask as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, during a Memorial Day event in Manhasset ,New York, U.S., May 25, 2020.

A volunteer fireman for the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department stands wearing a mask as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, during a Memorial Day event in Manhasset ,New York, U.S., May 25, 2020.

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WASHINGTON- U.S. President Donald Trump marked the coronavirus pandemic milestone of 100,000 U.S. deaths in a Twitter post on Thursday, a day after the threshold was reached and his silence noted.

"We have just reached a very sad milestone with the coronavirus pandemic deaths reaching 100,000. To all of the families & friends of those who have passed, I want to extend my heartfelt sympathy & love for everything that these great people stood for & represent. God be with you!" Trump said.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama) ((doina.chiacu@thomsonreuters.com; 202-898-8322;))

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