Members of the Coronavirus Task Force, charged with leading the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, are holding a briefing Friday evening, after President Trump announced guidelines for states to begin reopening their economies. Mr. Trump’s announcement came as several regional coalitions of states said they would coordinate easing restrictions.
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During, the president said a handful of states that have already meet the criteria could begin the new guidelines “literally tomorrow.” States will be very “vigilant” and very “careful.”
Dr. Anthony Fauci said the plan is not a “light switch,” and changes will be gradual. The “dominating drive” of this plan was to make sure it is done in the safest way possible, he said.