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President Trump Oval Office address in response to the nationwide spread of COVID-19

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Posted at 9:15 PM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 22:14:50-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — White House Administration suspends travel to and from Europe for the next 30 days.

This does not apply to goods imported and exported.

The suspension does not apply to the UK.

Suggests that all nursing homes suspend visitation, and encouraged school closures, social distancing and reducing large gatherings,

The president reiterated the CDC's warnings about hand washing, sanitizing and self-quarantine.

He also said individuals concerned about missing work hours and paychecks should not worry, and measure swould be taken by the federal government.

President Trump also said he instructed the Treasury Department to deter tax payments without penalty, promising a $2 million injection of liquidity to the economy, as well as immediate payroll tax relief.