Watch: White House Holds Coronavirus Briefing

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Updated at 9:15 a.m. ET

The White House is slated to give its latest update on what it’s doing to try to slow the spread of coronavirus at 3:30 p.m. ET on Monday. The briefing had originally been set for 10:30 a.m. ET, but the White House announced it would be held later on in the day.

The briefing comes as the government rushes to ramp up testing for the virus, starting with health care workers, first responders and people 65 and older with respiratory symptoms and fevers above 99.6 degrees.

Public health officials have said they expect a surge in cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to issue new recommendations about “social distancing” on Monday.

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