US President Donald Trump claimed Monday he envisioned the coronavirus outbreak that has killed extra than 1,000 people to vanish in April due to hotter weather conditions.

“The virus … normally that will go away in April,” he claimed, including: “The warmth, normally talking, kills this sort of virus.” The SARS-like pathogen has contaminated 40,000 people because its emergence in China late previous calendar year.

The United States has found twelve confirmed cases of various severity. At the very least two patients have been discharged.