President trump said Thursday that it can limit travel within the country regions of the United States, where the coronavirus is becoming “too distributed”.
Asked by a reporter from the Oval office, considering the issue of restricting travel within the country in these difficult States, like Washington or California, Mr. trump said that this issue has not been discussed before added, “Is that possible? Yes, if someone is a little out of control if the area becomes too hot.”
He did not elaborate, except for the fact that said containment zone established by the new York state around the city of new Rochelle, was a “good decision.”
The President also said that in the coming weeks, he cancels or sets aside a few political events.
“We had planned the big rally. We cancelled the one that was supposed to be in Las Vegas, as you know. And another in Reno, Nevada.
Speaking about the abolition of political developments, Donald trump has mentioned “four or five of them that we thought.” He said he will not perform the scheduled tour “big in Tampa, it will be fine”.
“But I think we probably don’t do this, because people will say that it is better not to do it“, — he said. “You know, we have a small distribution, while the epidemic will not pass“.
One of the highest officials of the country said on Capitol hill Thursday that the government’s methods for testing for the coronavirus do not meet the regulations.
Speaking at a hearing of the house Committee on testing for coronavirus, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and infectious diseases, and Dr. Robert Redfield, Director of the Centers for control and prevention of diseases, asked a pointed questions about the growing frustration about the lack of test kits across the country.
“The system is not focused on what we need now, for what you ask for, “said Dr. Fauci. “It’s a failure. It’s a setback, let’s face it“.
Dr. Fauci intervened to answer a question from representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz from Florida, to Dr. Redfield about who is ultimately responsible for the oversight of testing.
“The possibility that someone will get it easily, as do people in other countries failed, we are not ready for this,” added Dr. Fauci. “I think we were supposed to do right? Yes. But we’re not ready“.
On Thursday, Mr. Pence said that in the United States is expected to have thousands of new cases of coronavirus.
“We know that there will be thousands more cases of the coronavirus, “said Mr. Penny on the show NBC’s “Today.” On the question of whether they can be in the millions, he refused to answer, saying: “I will leave this question to the experts to assess how many people will be infected”.
In another moment Dr. Redfield said representative Cathy porter, what he agrees to do the testing for coronavirus available to Americans, regardless of the type of health insurance.