Vice President Mike Pence to hold press conference on coronavirus response at noon ET

US Vice President Mike Pence (L) speaks as US President Donald J. Trump (R) and other users of the White Residence Coronavirus Task Pressure pay attention during declaration a national crisis thanks to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, in the Rose Backyard of the White House, in Washington, DC, United States on March 13, 2020.

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Vice President Mike Pence and the coronavirus process pressure will keep a information conference at midday japanese time on Saturday to examine the pandemic, according to the White Household press secretary.

President Donald Trump started top a conference of the endeavor pressure at 10 a.m., and the news conference will right away abide by the assembly, push secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed in a tweet. 

The press conference arrives a day following Trump declared a nationwide emergency in response to the pandemic. Trump also claimed on Twitter before Saturday that he was operating with point out and nearby officers on response endeavours for the virus.

This will be the initial press convention from the administration due to the fact the Household of Representatives handed a relief bill. The Senate has not nevertheless voted on the invoice.

There were being at minimum 2,174 conditions and 47 fatalities in the United States from the coronavirus as of Saturday early morning, according to Johns Hopkins College. 

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