And @POTUS leaves the podium, @VP takes the lectern
"I don't know," replies @POTUS when asked what he's doing to combat hate crimes against Asian-Americans. "Asian-Americans in our country are doing fantastically well."
"As soon as we open, that doesn't mean we're going to stop with the (social distancing) guidelines," @POTUS responds to @FrancoOrdonez in the radio pool seat
"In my opinion" the mortality rate of COVID19 is "way, way down," says @POTUS
"It's his call" and they'll talk about whatever President Xi wants to discuss, says @POTUS
"He never asked me to calm it down," replies @POTUS about whether President Xi asked him to stop calling COVID19 "the Chinese virus."
"I'll have a call with President Xi of China" tonight, confirms @POTUS, adding the coronavirus "came from China" and that country took advantage of the US until he came to the @WhiteHouse
As many as 10% or 11% of US restaurants might go out of business, says @POTUS. "They'll come back. It might not be the same restaurant."
"You don't know what the numbers are in China," replies @POTUS when @steveholland1 asks about US surpassing China for the most COVID19 cases in the world. He adds he'll likely be speaking to President Xi tonight
"I'll find out about that," replies @POTUS when asked by @steveholland1 about why the need to send US troops to the border with Canada. "I guess it's equal justice."
"Sometimes a hidden enemy is a lot tougher than somebody that stares you in the face," says @POTUS
"It's nobody's fault, certainly not in this country," says @POTUS of the record-high filings for unemployment in the US due to the coronavirus pandemic. "I think we'll come back very strong."
"We may take large sections of our country that aren't so seriously affected," adds @POTUS
"I'm hearing it loud and clear from everybody" that people don't want to wait and want go back to work, says @POTUS. "I think it's going to happen pretty quickly."
"We will vanquish this virus. A lot of progress has been made," according to @POTUS
"Just relax. Stay home. We're making a lot of progress," says @POTUS
Development of the coronavirus "vaccines are very advanced," according to @POTUS
It'll land at Pier 90 in Manhattan, says @POTUS
"I'll go kiss it goodbye" at the Norfolk Naval Base in Virginia on Saturday and "we'll be waving together," says @POTUS
USNS Comfort will be underway to NYC on Saturday "rather than three weeks from now," announces @POTUS
"It's their first responsibility," says @POTUS of the states
"As you know, the testing is going very, very well. That was obsolete and broken and we fixed it," according to @POTUS
Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 - 172km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia
"I'm profoundly grateful that both parties came together" on the CoronavirusReliefBill "in this hour of need," says @POTUS
"I wish the news could be real. I wish it could be honest," says @POTUS, calling the media corrupt and taking issue with a comment reported about @TomBrady
"How the world has changed but it's going to end up being better than ever," begins @POTUS
An Afghan AF helicopter made an emergency landing in Taloqan area of Takhar without any casualties, as per ANDSF. Meanwhile a local source claimed it was hit by Taliban fire. No claim from Taliban.
MoD also claimed repelling Taliban offensive in Badakhshan
Afghan MoD claimed ANDSF repelling Taliban attack in Dolatyar, Ghor, claiming to have killed several Taliban militants as well as releasing their names. Additionally, MoD also claimed ANDSF repelling Taliban raid in Khwaja Bahauddin, Takhar
5 more people tested positive for COVID19 in Maharashtra today (3 from Sangli and 1 each from Kolhapur & Pune), taking the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 130: Maharashtra Health Department
Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 - 8km SW of Baliton, Philippines
Two new cases of coronavirus detected in Nimroz: Herat health directorate
US Navy Announces New Coronavirus Infections Among Theodore Roosevelt Aircraft Carrier Crew
Pakistan's confirmed coronavirus cases jump to 1,118
2 week ago
Kazakhstan security service detained suspected ISIS member, plotting terror attack in Nur-Sultan
Coronavirus: Hong Kong finance chief says tougher steps to enforce social distancing may be coming
Vietnamese Prime Minister: prevent gatherings of more than 20 people to limit the spread of the Coronavirus
Health Secretary Duque says there are 71 new COVID19 cases bringing total to 707
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 165km SW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 182km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 238km SSE of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 17km NE of Asht, Tajikistan
5 more U.S. Navy sailors aboard aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt test positive for Covid-19 in Western Pacific, bringing total to 8 in past two days: U.S. officials. The warship has a crew of 5,000
"It's time. People want to get back to work," adds @POTUS.
"Big sections of our country" that are "little affected" by the #coronavirus pandemic, says @POTUS. "Our country wants to get back to work."
"It'll be an interesting call" tomorrow morning with other #G20 leaders about the #coronavirus pandemic, says @POTUS.
"We're the ones who kept China out of here" and preventing "thousands and thousands" people more from dying, says @POTUS
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 213km SE of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
COVID19 positive cases rise to 606, number of infected highest in Maharashtra: Health Ministry
: Congratulations to Prime Minister Abe of Japan, and the IOC, on their very wise decision to present the Olympics in 2021. It will be a great success, and I look forward to being there
: Just reported that the United States has done far more "testing" than any other nation, by far. In fact, over an eight day span, the United States does more testing than what South Korea (which has been a very successful tester) does over an eight week span. Great job
2 week ago
Total number of active COVID19 cases so far in India is 553. 43 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 10 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Head of U.S. Forces in South Korea declares "Public Heath Emergency," due to Covid-19 outbreak. It will last through April 23, unless "renewed or terminated sooner," statement says
7 new coronavirus infected in Kazakhstan (five cases in the Nur-Sultan, two in Almaty) Total at the moment: 79 (Most in Nur-Sultan - 41 and Almaty - 31)
Today in Kyrgyzstan there are only 44 confirmed cases of COVID19
Indonesia reports 3 deaths and 105 new cases of coronavirus on its soil
All four suicide bombers who attacked Dharamshala, a Sikh worship area in PD1 of Kabul, were killed after nearly six hours of fighting, Afghan special forces confirmed
40 new cases of coronavirus infection (SARS-CoV-2) in Tokyo. This is the largest daily increase
DOH confirmed 84 new cases of COVID19 in the country on Wednesday. In all, there are 636 coronaviruses in the Philippines
ISIS claims responsibility for the attack on the Sikh temple in the Afghan capital, Kabul
2 week ago
US Navy EP-3E 157318 callsign JV193 operating in the South China Sea near Taiwan
Earthquake of magnitude 7.5 - 219km SSE of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 7.8 - 218km SSE of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 126km N of Tobelo, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 117km N of Tobelo, Indonesia
The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of a North Korean missile attack.