President Trump spoke today to say that “We will rally together as one nation, and we will defeat the virus.”
He believes that toughening the suggested social distancing is what is needed to slow down and stop the virus.
President Trump’s Coronavirus Task Force recommends no gatherings of more than ten people. He also suggested that people stop going to bars and restaurants for the next 15 days. It’s recommended that travel should be limited and homeschooling implemented. This is to stop the spread of the coronavirus and flatten the curve instead of having a spike in numbers of infected Americans.
“Whatever it takes…we’re doing”
The President Tweeted out a bullet point list of precautions to take for the next 15 days:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2020
President Trump predicts that it will be July or August before everything is back to normal.
The entire press conference is below: