President-elect Biden urges against Christmas large gatherings, warns darkest days ‘are ahead of us, not behind us’
President-elect Joe Biden is
urging Americans to avoid large gatherings over the Christmas holidays, saying
experts warn things will get worse before it gets better, and
thousands of Americans are expected to die in the weeks ahead, even with
"Here's the simple
truth: our darkest days in the battle against Covid are ahead of us, not behind us,” says Biden. “So, we need
to prepare ourselves to steel our spines, as frustrating as it is to hear, it's
going to take patience, persistence and determination to beat this virus."
praised Congress for passing the coronavirus relief package, which he says is
just the first step.
He will be putting forward a
plan in early 2021 to help conquer the pandemic.