Requested if Individuals ought to count on new suggestions from well being authorities or new restrictive measures, the president responded, “most likely,” earlier than leaving the White Home by helicopter for the weekend.
He didn’t specify what steps could possibly be taken.
US federal authorities, native officers and companies have boosted well being protocols in current days within the face of surging instances spurred by the unfold of the extremely contagious Delta variant.
Biden added, nonetheless, that the nation had had “a great day” on Thursday by way of vaccinations.
“Nearly 1,000,000 individuals bought vaccinated,” he mentioned, as his administration works to revive a sluggish inoculation marketing campaign.
“I’m hopeful persons are starting to understand how important it’s.”
US well being authorities this week beneficial that even vaccinated Individuals once more put on masks indoors in areas with excessive an infection charges.
The federal authorities has additionally tightened well being laws for its tens of millions of workers, who should now both be vaccinated or put on masks and be examined repeatedly, even in areas with low case numbers.