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U.S. turning the corner on coronavirus pandemic -White House's Zients

WASHINGTON, May 9 (Reuters) - The United States is turning the corner on the coronavirus pandemic and U.S. health officials are now focused on getting more Americans vaccinated, the White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients said on Sunday.

"I would say we are turning the corner," Zients said in an interview with CNN's "State of the Union." The task now is to continue building confidence in vaccines and get enough Americans vaccinated to mitigate the spread of the virus and its variants, he said. (Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)