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- Global cases: More than 147,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University
- Global deaths: At least 5,539,Â according to data from Johns Hopkins University
- U.S.cases: At least 2,174,Â according to data from Johns Hopkins University
- U.S. deaths: At least 47,Â according to data from Johns Hopkins University
The U.S. will add the U.K. and Ireland to travelÂ restrictions as the coronavirus spreads, President Donald Trump said Saturday, discouraging the broader public from traveling unless necessary.
Trump earlier this week announced that foreigners who have been in 26 European countries over the last two weeks won’t be allowed in to the U.S. for 30 days. Vice President Mike Pence said the rules will take effect midnight Monday.Â âLeslie Josephs
President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has taken a test for the coronavirus and that results are pending.Â
“I had my temperature taken coming into the room â¦ I also took the test last night. And I decided I should based on the press conference last night,” Trump said.
Trump said the test was sent to a lab and he doesn’t know when he will get the results.Â âJesse Pound
The White House is taking new precautions to prevent the coronavirus from spreading to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, according to a statement from Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere.
“Out of an abundance of caution, temperature checks are now being performed on any individuals who are in close contact with the President and Vice President,” Deere said.
The temperature checks are also being given to members of the press. âHannah Miller
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported the state’s first death due to the coronavirus. The individual was an 82-year-old woman in New York City who had emphysema.Â