In an interview with Axios on HBO aired on Monday night, President Donald Trump mischaracterized the United States COVID-19 mortality rate and underestimated the high rate of deaths in proportion to the US population. During the interview, which was filmed on July 28 brought, Axios journalist Jonathan Swan recent increase COVID-19 deaths in the United States, noting that at the time the interview was recorded, it was the US coverage of the 1000 deaths per day. The President pushed against Swan statement that he had brought on the cards, and said, “Right here in the United States and lower in numerous categories, there are lower than in the world, we are lower than in Europe.” A sense of what one in Washington. Subscribe to daily direct current, short newsletter. Asked what he meant by “less than the world,” the president Swan presented his card and reveal that confirmed COVID-19 related cases in the US mortality rate in proportion to their number rather than the death rate in proportion to the total population of the United States, the United States. Centers for Disease Control and Population (CDC) defines “death” as “a measure of frequency of occurrence of death in a defined population” for a certain period. After the fact the draft revision without PolitiFact profit, the mortality rate is as it is “common” for someone COVID-19 in a given population, as show in the United States, and died the death toll in the relationship between the number of the more likely case that someone dies from COVID-19, if you have already been infected. As of Tuesday morning, among the 20 most affected countries to COVID-19 in the world, the United States has the fourth highest number of COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people, behind standings only the United Kingdom, Peru and Chile , according to Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, the US number of deaths per 100 confirmed cases (to observe the mortality ratio) 14th among the 20 most affected countries to COVID-19 for JHU, but still higher Chile, India, Argentina, Russia, South Africa and Bangladesh. US COVID-19 numbers have increased significantly in July under widespread re-opening measures, experts criticized premature. The high number of cases are not due to a greater amount of evidence, because the number of positive tests also increase. After an analysis of the time-COVID 19 deaths in the US increased 19.8% in the past as of Tuesday morning 14 days. During the Axios on HBO Interview pushed, Swan returned to Trump characterization of the US death rate: Swan: “I talk about death as a part of the population [the United States]. That is where the United States is really bad. Much worse than South Korea, Germany, etc. “Trump:” you can not do that. you have to go to the falls … what it says is, it is when someone, who by chance, people living in these cases. “Swan,” And ‘certainly say a relevant statistics, compared to South Korea when the US population and the percentage XX of this population of’ ‘Trump death’. No, because you have to go by the look sheath ‘Swan’ in South Korea , for example. Fifty one million inhabitants. Three hundred dead “Trump.” You do not know. “Swan” they think they falsify their statistics?? South Korea “Trump:” I will not go in because I have a great relationship with the country, but do not know that, and have “Trump peaks Swan then another chart showed that Sta I COVID- States. It seemed to show 19 mortality rate in proportion to the number of cases, and continued: Trump: “we are finished, we sense before, we have better” Swan “thousand Americans die every day but I understand of cases otherwise. is” Trump “no, but not properly report Jonathan “Swan,” Yes, we have more tests .. “Trump:” now do not get credit, as we perform more tests, we have more? cases. ” (Experts say that the increase in test does not consider the increase in cases.) In the same interview with Swan, President Trump also spoke at the end of the civil rights icon and Democratic Reps. John Lewis, who died July 17 at age 80 of pancreatic cancer. When asked how he thinks that the co the ngressabgeordnete history will remember, Trump replied: “I do not know. I do not know, John Lewis, who do not choose to come to my establishment. I have never met John Lewis, in fact, I I do not think so. “Swan then asked if Trump found the impressive civil rights. Trump replied, the other can not say “I either. I find a lot of awesome people. I do not think a lot of awesome people” “I came to my inauguration. He has not spoken to my State of the Union. All right, which is his right, “continued Trump, adding, no one has done more for American blacks than me ‘Lewis was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, one of the organizers of the march on Washington in 1963 and. lead the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where he attacked and beaten by police. When asked by Swan if he found the story of impressive civil rights, Trump said. It was dedicated person who has lots of energy and a lot of heart on civil rights, but also many others were ‘Trump also said he would’ do not mind ‘for the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma rename Lewis. You can see the full interview here Axios.