Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a Florida Coronavirus Response Meeting at the West Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Friday. Photo: AP
Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a Florida Coronavirus Response Meeting at the West Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Friday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: cruise ship held off California coast has 21 new cases

  • Ship with around 3,500 on board has not been permitted to dock following discovery of new cases
  • In remarks meant to calm fears, President Donald Trump praised China for an “immediate” response, contradicting other US government officials

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a Florida Coronavirus Response Meeting at the West Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Friday. Photo: AP
Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a Florida Coronavirus Response Meeting at the West Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Friday. Photo: AP
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