Speaking from the Oval Office, US President Trump praised vaccine development efforts and his administration's response to Covid-19.
The President told reporters he thinks the public will hear some "very good news" on vaccines, reports the CNN.
"I think the vaccines will be announced very soon, and I think you are going to see great companies announcing these vaccines," Trump said.
"And I think you are going to hear some very good news. And also, to me, maybe even better, I think when it comes to therapeutics."
British drugmaker AstraZeneca said Monday it has started phase three trials of its experimental coronavirus vaccine in the United States, becoming the third company to start late-stage trials of a vaccine to prevent Covid-19.
With regards to the jobs report released this morning that showed employers added 1.4 million jobs in August, the President said he believes the country will see "tremendous growth in the very near future."
Trump's rival Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is set to deliver remarks soon from Delaware on the economy and Covid-19.