As of October 14, 2020, more than 10 million voters in the U.S. already took part in the early voting procedure, which comes before the actual Election Day. As is known, this year, the day would be November 16.
According to Reuters, which cites the election information resource at the University of Florida, the approximate number of voters who already cast their ballots made 10.4 million people.
"By way of comparison, as of Oct. 16, 2016, some 1.4 million Americans had cast an early vote.The number of ballots cast in five states - Minnesota, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin - already exceeds 20% of total 2016 turnout, the Elections Project said", reads the article.
Earlier, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he has recovered from Covid-19 and returning to active participation in his election campaign. He stated this in an interview with Fox News.
According to Trump, medical tests have shown that he could resume the campaign.
"It looks like I'm immune for, I don't know, maybe a long time, maybe a short time," he said. "It could be a lifetime. Nobody really knows, but I'm immune. So the president is in very good shape to fight the battles."