Coronavirus: White House says testing will ramp up in coming weeks

Coronavirus: White House says testing will ramp up in coming weeks

"I really don't know the answer to the question, but we'll refer that question and we will get you an answer from the White House physician very quickly", Pence, who leads the administration task force against COVID-19, told reporters.

President Donald Trump visited the CDC in Atlanta on Friday, where he defended his administration's handling of the outbreak and tried to reassure Americans that the government had the virus under control.

Cases in NY jumped to 44 from 22, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, adding that some 4,000 people in the state were under precautionary quarantine and 44 under mandatory quarantine. Mulvaney has had the job in an acting capacity for more than a year, but Trump said Meadows would be "chief of staff".

Requested about his status as a germophobe and the way he's responding to docs' suggestions to keep away from shaking arms to protect towards the unfold of the coronavirus, Trump mentioned no one could function as a politician with out shaking folks's arms.

US President Donald Trump said that he had a great meeting that was focused on economic stimulus with Republicans on Capitol Hill on Tuesday and added that they were working hard on a lot of things regarding the coronavirus. I don't feel that any reason.

FILE- Carter Page a former foreign policy adviser of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at RIA Novosti news agency in Moscow Russia Dec. 12 2016
FILE- Carter Page speaks at a news conference at RIA Novosti news agency in Moscow Russia Dec. 12 2016

The evening news conference at the White House came as the stock market plunged and an increasing number of Americans wondered how the official count of virus cases in the country, still in the mid-three-figures, could remain so low despite the aggressive spread of coronavirus elsewhere.

White House officials have been blindsided by the president's sudden moves. "And I think we have a lot of support everywhere". Trump says he is hoping to bring in help for hourly wage earners.

Newsweek reached out to USA health officials to ask if they concur with the president's comments, but has yet to receive a response. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., claimed gold with a sizable win in delegate-rich California, which divvied up the map on the biggest primary day of the season and indicated a tight battle between the two that is likely to drag on for weeks, or more. "What the president said is true", Grisham said, referring to the suspected case. The U.S. loss of life toll from the coronavirus rose to 12 on Thursday and 53 new circumstances broke out throughout the nation. As Business Insider previously reported, "experts predict that the percentage of deaths will decrease in the longer term since milder cases of COVID-19 are probably going undiagnosed".

In Florida, state health officials said everyone returning from China, Iran, South Korea and Italy must isolate for 14 days while travellers from other countries affected by the outbreak should monitor their health.

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