FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who heads the government’s coronavirus task force, addresses the press following a tour of the 3M company headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota, U.S. March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Nick Pfosi
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Sunday that Americans would have access in the days ahead to more than 2,000 laboratories across the country capable of processing coronavirus tests.
Speaking to reporters at the White House, Pence also said he and President Donald Trump would brief U.S. state governors on Monday on the widening testing amid a fast-escalating global health crisis.
Reporting by Matt Spetalnick and Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Peter Cooney
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