White House Extends Coronavirus Guidelines Through End of April

Headline Roundup March 30th, 2020

President Trump has extended coronavirus guidelines through the end of April. These guidelines include avoiding non-essential travel, going to work, or gathering in groups of 10 or more.

The extension of social-distancing restrictions came after Dr. Fauci, Dr. Birx and other members of the COVID-19 task force made the recommendation.

White House Extends Coronavirus Guidelines Through End of April

From the Left
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The president, facing grim figures from his health advisers, starkly reversed an earlier upbeat assessment that the country could relax the guidelines by Easter.

President Trump retreated Sunday from his desire to relax coronavirus guidelines by Easter, announcing instead that all Americans must continue to avoid nonessential travel, going to work, eating at bars and restaurants, or gathering in groups of more than 10 for at least another month and perhaps until June.

The grim recommendation, which the president made in the White House Rose Garden, came just a day...

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From the Center
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President Trump on Sunday said he was extending the administration’s social-distancing guidelines for another 30 days through the end of April, after saying for days that he was hoping to open up the country in the coming weeks.

Mr. Trump, speaking at a news conference in the White House Rose Garden, said the peak of the death rate from the new coronavirus was expected to hit in two weeks. Mr. Trump predicted the country would be on its way to recovery by June 1.

“Nothing would be worse than declaring...

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From the Right
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Speaking at a contentious White House coronavirus news briefing on Sunday that involved testy standoffs with multiple reporters, President Trump declared that "the peak in death rate" in the coronavirus pandemic "is likely to hit in two weeks," and said the federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30.

"The modeling estimates that the peak in death rate is likely to hit in two weeks. I will say it again. The peak, the highest point of death rates, remember this, is likely to hit in two weeks......

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