Politics White House begins talks on winding down coronavirus task force, says Mike Pence Updated : May 06, 2020 12:14 PM IST By Tuesday, more than 71,000 Americans had died in the last three months due to coronavirus and the number of those infected crossed 12 lakh, the highest across the world. Responding to a question, Pence said the task force might be closed by early June. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.