We learned of that late yesterday, ' Pence said. When asked if Trump would take another test after learning that a White House staffer had tested positive , Trump told reporters "I feel great". Throughout this past week, Pence has been in "regular consultation with the White House physician". "But we're checking our temperature regularly every day and we'll continue to follow guidance".
There have been 12 deaths from COVID-19 in Canada, in addition to the one overseas. American travellers arriving in Canada in transit to a third country, diplomats, and travellers with family care, educational or compassionate reasons will continue to be allowed to cross.
The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded in Africa rose above 1,000 on Saturday, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Officials in Wuhan are permitting supermarkets, convenience stores and some other retail businesses to reopen from 9 am to 6 pm if they are in areas with no confirmed or suspected cases.
Trump declared a national emergency on March 13 as the number of cases surged in the US. She said she was informed of the decisions three weeks after they were made. Bipartisan calls for mass resignations and investigations have mounted, including from prominent Democrats like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), liberal groups, and certain Republicans.
She called the agreement a testament to the strong partnership between the two countries even in the face of an escalating global crisis. "During a pandemic, we must uphold our commitments to protecting the rights of refugees and vulnerable migrants", Lecouturier told Radio Canada International.
It asked members of the public not to wear medical face masks unless they are looking after sick people, to ensure they are available for doctors and nurses. "So they can be very, very, very, very unsafe in terms of epidemic management". The WHO head, however, said the example of China - the original epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak - gives the rest of the world hope.