Biden Covid team holds briefing as more states lift pandemic restrictions

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President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 reaction crew is keeping a news briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 28 million People in america and killed at minimum 520,356 in a very little more than a year.

On Thursday, Democratic Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont reported a variety of the state’s enterprises will be authorized to reopen at whole ability starting March 19. The move follows comparable steps from Texas and Mississippi, each operate by Republican governors.

But leading U.S. health officers, such as Facilities for Sickness Handle and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, are warning against rolling back again general public health measures too shortly. They say it could reverse the recent downward trajectory in infections and hold off the nation’s restoration from the pandemic.

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—CNBC’s Noah Higgins-Dunn contributed to this report.