Coronavirus US: daily deaths remain above 1,000 as Fauci set to appear before House – live

2.09pm BST

The top US infectious disease expert and leading medic on the White House coronavirus task force, Anthony Fauci, told CNN last night that the nation needs to “pull out all the stops” to curtail the Covid-19 pandemic.

He said that if we do we will be getting towards having coronavirus under control in America. “If we do not we cannot make a prediction about how long this will last.”

Related: US Covid testing has been a historic catastrophe. Is Trump’s testing tsar Brett Giroir to blame?

1.59pm BST

This is Joanna Walters in New York taking over from my colleague Martin Belam in London. We’re awaiting the start of the latest coronavirus hearing in Washington at the top of the hour. Fauci, Redfield, Giroir. Stay tuned!

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Source: The Guardian
Coronavirus US: daily deaths remain above 1,000 as Fauci set to appear before House – live