The American president will hold a press conference today on the situation with the coronavirus.
US President Donald Trump will announce a nationwide emergency on Friday, March 13 due to the spread of the coronavirus. This was reported by Bloomberg, citing two sources.
It is noted that the introduction of an emergency regime will allow the use of federal funds to help states and municipalities.
Earlier, Trump said on Twitter that he intends to hold a press conference on coronavirus at 15:00 in the White House.
According to American media, the number of cases of infection with a new coronavirus in the United States reached 1,680, 41 people died. The authorities of 24 states have introduced an emergency mode on their territory.
Recall, from March 13, Trump for 30 days banned entry to the United States from Europe for 30 days.