White House Cancels Tours Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
White House will stop conducting excursions due to the spread of a new type of coronavirus, according to Fox News.
“Out of an abundance of caution and until further notice, White House tours have been canceled”, White House spokesman Judd Deere said.
Earlier, due to the coronavirus, the US Capitol was closed to visitors until the end of March.
In the United States, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus exceeded 1.3 thousand, 38 people died.
The coronavirus outbreak has been labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). About 120 000 people in more than 100 countries have been infected in the world, most of them have recovered, and more than 4 000 have died.