White House Photographer Pete Souza
The White House has canceled public tours due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
According to Fox News:
The White House announced Thursday that it is suspending all public tours, as the outbreak of coronavirus continues to disrupt events and businesses nationwide.
The White House Visitors Office’s information line has a recorded message that informs callers of the update, which does not specifically mention coronavirus.
“Out of an abundance of caution, all White House tours have been temporarily suspended, effective immediately,” the message said as of Thursday morning.
The United States Capitol has also closed to visitors as more and more cancelation pile up.