US, WASHINGTON (NEWS OBSERVATORY) — US President Donald Trump intends to declare a nationwide emergency on Friday due to the spread of a new type of coronavirus.
This was reported by Bloomberg, citing two sources.
The introduction of an emergency regime will allow the use of federal funds to help states and municipalities, Bloomberg explains.
Earlier, the American leader said on Twitter that he intends to hold a press conference on the coronavirus at 15:00 in the White House.
According to CNN , 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.
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