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President Joe Biden‘s Covid-19 response team is holding a information briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic, which has contaminated more than 28 million Americans and killed not less than 520,356 in slightly over a yr.
On Thursday, Democratic Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont stated various the state’s companies might be allowed to reopen at full capability starting March 19. The transfer follows related measures from Texas and Mississippi, each run by Republican governors.
But high U.S. well being officers, together with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, are warning in opposition to rolling again public well being measures too quickly. They say it might reverse the present downward trajectory in infections and delay the nation’s restoration from the pandemic.
—CNBC’s Noah Higgins-Dunn contributed to this report.