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The President's extension of social distancing guidelines until April 30 is a significant move as the coronavirus pandemic is set to take a savage turn
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More than 721,000 people infected worldwide and over 33,000 killed, Johns Hopkins University tally says
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Tracking the pandemic: Coronavirus cases in the US

Stunning projection: Trump concedes US coronavirus death toll could be 100,000 or more
President Donald Trump acknowledged Sunday for the first time that deaths in the United States from coronavirus could reach 100,000 or more, adding that if the death toll stays at or below 100,000, "we all together have done a very good job."

Don Lemon: This virus does not care what you believe
CNN's Don Lemon urges people of all religious denominations to adhere to official social distancing guidelines as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the United States.

Opinion: Donald Trump's special day
When Donald Trump was growing up in the New York of the 1950s, Easter was a grand civic festival as well as a religious holiday. He was eight in 1955, when a balmy day brought out about two million people for the Easter Parade along and around Fifth Avenue. "Hats were large, small, sensible, silly, be-flowered, tailored, and of virtually every hue ever conceived by nature or man," wrote Edith Evans Asbury in the New York Times.

Watch: Trump berates reporter for 'threatening' question
During a coronavirus task force briefing, President Trump interrupts PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor after she asks about his previous claim that governors don't need all of the equipment they are requesting to fight the pandemic.

Podcast: Bill Gates sounded the alarm

A breakdown of false and misleading statements at Trump's Rose Garden briefing
President Donald Trump has made numerous false and misleading statements at the near-daily White House coronavirus briefings.

Trump spars with CNN reporter when confronted with past remarks
CNN's Jeremy Diamond presses President Donald Trump after he denied instructing Vice President Mike Pence to not call governors he felt were being unappreciative of federal assistance during the coronavirus crisis, despite video evidence to the contrary.

Exclusive: DOJ reviews stock trades by lawmakers after coronavirus briefings
The Justice Department has started to probe a series of stock transactions made by lawmakers ahead of the sharp market downturn stemming from the spread of coronavirus, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Analysis: As coronavirus death toll rises, Trump focuses on a different set of numbers: TV ratings
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New York coronavirus deaths pass 960 as New Rochelle's 'Patient Zero' goes home
The mammoth fight against coronavirus in New York intensified Sunday as the state grappled with over 59,000 cases and at least 965 deaths.

Fauci says Trump agreed not to invoke a strict quarantine after intensive discussions
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that President Donald Trump decided not to impose a strict quarantine on parts of the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut after officials had "very intensive discussions" at the White House with the President last night.

Tapper to GOP gov.: Does your state think this is a hoax?
CNN's Jake Tapper speaks with Gov. Pete Ricketts (R-NE) about Nebraska's battle with the coronavirus outbreak as well as President Trump's response to the pandemic.

Trump admin sent medical gear to China while he minimized the virus threat to US
Our doctors and nurses are in desperate need of masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect themselves from contracting the coronavirus while treating those who are ill. Some of them are trying to find it on eBay while others are pleading for help on social media.

9 takeaways from Tapper's interviews with Pelosi, Fauci, de Blasio and more
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the nation's top infectious disease expert, the mayor of America's largest city and three sitting governors joined Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday morning.

Opinion: The alarming message of Louisiana's spike in Covid-19 cases
The explosion of cases in New Orleans, Louisiana, has caught the attention of Covid watchers and doomsayers across the country. Less than two weeks ago, the Crescent City recorded less than 100 cases. By March 29 the number of infections in Orleans Parish reached 1,350, with 73 deaths. The fatalities per capita rivals that of New York City.

CBS journalist Maria Mercader dies at 54 of coronavirus
CBS News producer and talent executive Maria Mercader died of Covid-19 in New York Sunday, CBS said. She was 54.

Opera legend Plácido Domingo hospitalized with coronavirus
Opera legend Placido Domingo has been hospitalized in Acapulco, Mexico, with complications related to coronavirus, according to the singer's spokesperson.