US President Trump announces Coronavirus Task Force



US President Trump announces Coronavirus Task Force


Feb. 29, 2020

Global Korean Post


The White House on Feb. 27 released the remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Conference.


“We have, through some very good early decisions — decisions that were actually ridiculed at the beginning — we closed up our borders to flights coming in from certain areas, areas that were hit by the coronavirus and hit pretty hard.” said the President Donald Trump.


“As of today, we have 15 cases of COVID-19 that have been detected in the United States, with only one new case detected in the last two weeks.  We also have three cases among Americans repatriated from Wuhan and 42 cases among Americans repatriated who had been stuck on the Diamond Princess in Japan.”


President Trump announced that he is going to be putting Vice President, Mike Pence, in charge.  And Mike will be working with the professionals, doctors, and everybody else that’s working.


On Feb. 27, Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced the addition of the following individuals to the President’s Coronavirus Task Force:

  • Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury
  • Dr. Jerome Adams, Surgeon General of the United States
  • Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council