US President Donald Trump declares national emergency over #coronavirus pandemic

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New Delhi: US President Donald Trump declares national emergency over #coronavirus pandemic. President Trump said that he was declaring a national emergency to “free up” federal resources, up to the amount of $50 billion, which he described as “a large amount of money for states and territories and localities”.

The US is also enforcing its new travel ban with Europe from today. Earlier, Trump had announced that the US was suspending travel with as many as 30 European countries, including France and Italy, in the wake of the virus outbreak. Today, the US President said that he may add the United Kingdom to the list, while he might consider taking off others.

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