US President Donald Trump speaks at a press convention on COVID-19, often called the coronavirus, within the Rose Backyard of the White Home in Washington, DC, March 13, 2020. Trump is declaring coronavirus a nationwide emergency.
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US President Donald Trump stated Friday he was contemplating including Britain to a ban on travellers from mainland Europe as London warned the coronavirus outbreak could have contaminated as much as 10,000 folks there.
“We are looking at it based on the new numbers that are coming out and we may have to include them in the list of countries that we will, you could say ban, or whatever it is, during this period of time,” Trump advised reporters.
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The variety of confirmed circumstances in Britain stands at round 800, with a string of occasions cancelled, from rugby matches to London’s annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations.