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President TrumpDonald TrumpMore than two-thirds of Americans approve of Biden's coronavirus response: poll Sarah Huckabee Sanders to run for governor Mexico's president tests positive for COVID-19 MORE and Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiBiden attends first church service as president in DC, stops at local bagel shop More hands needed on the nuclear football Sunday shows preview: All eyes on Biden administration to tackle coronavirus MORE (D-Calif.) struck a deal for a coronavirus response package. Trump also declared a national emergency in the face of mass cancelations of events and restrictions on public gatherings. And in the latest count, at least 1,872 people in 47 states have now tested positive for the virus, with large outbreaks of community spread in Washington state, California and New York. 

Here are the latest developments from Friday, starting at the Capitol.



Latest cancelations and postponements: 

Louisiana is postponing its April 4 primary. Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin (R) will ask the governor to postpone the primary to June 20 and municipal elections to July 25.

The Masters tournament, which was scheduled to tee off in April, will be postponed to “some later date,” Augusta National Golf Club announced Friday. 

The Mormon Church announced all services and events will be suspended worldwide, beginning immediately. 


Schools in D.C., Michigan, Oregon and Rhode Island also announced closures, joining the ranks of other states that have made the same call. 


Updated at 6:18 p.m.