Congress And Trump Admin. Scramble For Coronavirus Aid Deal As Pandemic Causes Panic | Nightly News
The deal would include expanded funding for paid sick days, shoring up safety net programs like food assistance, and funding for free coronavirus testing. Sources say House Speaker Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin are ?close? to an agreement. The CDC says that Europe is the new epicenter of the coronavirus with 70 percent of new cases originating there. Ireland has reported its first death from the coronavirus, and Italy's death toll has risen to more than 1,000 causing panic from Americans abroad as they scramble to get home before the ban takes affect.