In a nation address, American president, Donald Trump addressed Americans.
In the statement, Donald Trump ask older Americans to avoid non-essensial travel in crowded areas.
“Smart action today will prevent the spread of the virus tomorrow,” Trump said in the address.
To keep new cases from entering our shores we will be suspending all travel from Europe to the United States for the next 30 days. The restrictions will not apply to the United Kingdom. The new rules will go into effect on Friday at midnight, the president said.
See the American president address the nation below:
Donald Trump also said in a Tweet that all travel from Europe will be suspended.
Hoping to get the payroll tax cut approved by both Republicans and Democrats, and please remember, very important for all countries & businesses to know that trade will in no way be affected by the 30-day restriction on travel from Europe. The restriction stops people not goods.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 12, 2020