White House has cancelled the coronavirus task force briefing at 5:30pm, and the president will no longer go to the Naval Observatory for dinner with the Pences. His Oval Office address on economic and health steps to mitigate the crisis will be at 9pm.
— Justin Sink (@justinsink) March 11, 2020
Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to lead a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing Wednesday evening. He and other members of the task force are set to speak at 5:30 p.m. EDT from the James S. Brady Briefing Room. The briefing comes after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced 31 Americans have died from the COVID-19 outbreak and more than 1,000 have been sickened.