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Members of the Coronavirus Task Force are holding a press briefing and Trump is the first to speak, explaining the inventory of protective gear such as masks and ventilators in the way to those in need. 

At the same time, Trump has contradicted his recent warnings, now saying that he hopes we’re seeing levelling off of coronavirus in the hottest spots. He then said “we are heading to the peak of the epidemic”.

Key comments

  • 1.67 million people have been tested, far more than other countries.
  • Additional 600k masks to be delivered to NYC tomorrow.
  • US bought a lot of Hydroxychloroquine.
  • President Trump says federal govt will deliver 600,000 N95 masks to new york city on Monday 
  • Says Federal govt will also deliver 200,000 N95 masks to Suffolk county in New York.