COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic

The White House announced that it would begin restricting travel from India to the United States starting on this date. This is in response to the latest case surge in this country, with 400,000 new coronavirus cases per day last week.
President Biden's 100th day in office. He has pledged to have 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered by this date.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Doses Administered: in United States of America Cumulative Total

The CDC issued new guidelines saying that people who are fully vaccinated no longer need to wear masks outside when exercising, dining, and socializing in small groups.
President Biden has selected Gene Sperling to oversee spending from the $1.9 trillion relief bill. Mr. Sperling was previously director of the National Economic Council under President Clinton and Obama.
Federal unemployment benefits will expire. These benefits were part of the March 2020 CARES Act, and were extended by the December 2020 Continued Assistance Act.
The US, Japan, India, and Australia, a group known as The Quad, announced that they will finance an expansion of vaccine manufacturing capacity.