Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks on Friday in Wilmington, Delaware. Carolyn

As Joe Biden’s lead over President Trump continues to develop in states but to declare a victor, the presidential hopeful mentioned Friday night time that whereas he is ready for the ultimate election outcomes, he’s “not ready to get the work achieved” on essential points dealing with the nation.

“Yesterday, Sen. Harris and I held conferences with teams of consultants on public well being and the financial disaster this nation is dealing with,” Biden mentioned. “The pandemic, as you additionally know, is getting extra worrisome all throughout the nation. Circumstances are skyrocketing. It’s believed we might see as many as 200,000 circumstances a day, and the loss of life toll is approaching 240,000 lives misplaced. 240,000 empty chairs throughout America.”

Biden’s speech got here as america set a brand new report when it surpassed 125,000 every day coronavirus infections.

“We each know tensions are excessive,” Biden mentioned. “They are often excessive after a tricky election. One like we’ve had. However we have to bear in mind, we’ve to stay calm. Affected person. Let the method work out as we rely all of the votes.”