President Trump announced that his administration will extend social distancing guidelines until April 30 in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus, which has now infected more than 130,000 Americans and killed nearly 2,500, Axios reports.
Said Trump: “The modeling estimates that the peak in death rate is likely to hit in two weeks. So, I’ll say it again, the peak — the highest point of death rates, remember this — is likely to hit in two weeks. Nothing would be worse than declaring victory before the victory is won. That would be the greatest loss of all.”
He later told reporters his desire to end social distancing on Easter Sunday was only “aspirational.”