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STATEMENT FROM U.S. SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION ELAINE L. CHAO FOLLOWING PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS TO KEEP AMERICANS SAFE FROM CORONAVIRUS

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao released the following statement following the White House announcement of additional presidential actions in response to the Coronavirus outbreak:
 
“The President and the administration have taken unprecedented steps to protect the American people through a whole-of-government approach, including these recent steps to further protect Americans from areas where the virus has spread significantly. The federal government’s swift actions have saved lives and will reduce the number of Americans impacted. The Department of Transportation continues to work closely with our partners across the transportation system to prioritize safety.”
 

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