Trump Announces Quarantine on NY, NJ, CT Not Necessary After Floating Possibility Earlier

Moments ago, President Trump announced that a quarantine will not be necessary on NY, NJ, and Connecticut.

On the recommendation of the White House CoronaVirus Task Force, and upon consultation with the Governor’s of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, I have asked the @CDCgov to issue a strong Travel Advisory, to be administered by the Governors, in consultation with the….

….Federal Government. A quarantine will not be necessary. Full details will be released by CDC tonight. Thank you!

Trump had earlier suggested he was giving consideration to a quarantine on hot spots, tweeting:

I am giving consideration to a QUARANTINE of developing “hot spots”, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. A decision will be made, one way or another, shortly.

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