White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday downplayed the increase in coronavirus cases seen in many states and said the country “has got to open.”
There is growing concern that several states are seeing a rise in cases after they began to reopen.
In an interview on CNN’s ‘State of the Union,’ Kudlow suggested the increase in cases stemmed from more testing and that increased hospitalization numbers were from a return of elective surgery.
“Although the case rate has increased a bit, we’re not talking about a second round here,” Kudlow said.
“Fatality rates continue to be very low, that is probably the ultra-key…