Thursday, February 25, 2021

2/25/21 - President Extends National Emergency for COVID-19


President Biden sent a letter to Congress yesterday stating he will continue the national emergency for COVID-19 as authorized under the National Emergencies Act.


Continuation of the National Emergency Concerning the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: On March 13, 2020, by Proclamation 9994, the President declared a national emergency concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause significant risk to the public health and safety of the Nation. For this reason, the national emergency declared on March 13, 2020, and beginning March 1, 2020, must continue in effect beyond March 1, 2021.  Therefore, in accordance with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)),President Biden is continuing the national emergency declared in Proclamation 9994 concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. < >