President Donald Trump announced Sunday that he’s extending his administration’s guidelines on social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak until April 30.Trump said last week that he wanted to see much of the country return to normal by Easter, April 12, despite warnings from top health experts that easing the guidelines too soon could cause widespread deaths and economic damage.Trump said Friday that he would consult with his administration’s top medical experts on whether to extend or change the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines on slowing the spread of the coronavirus.Full coverage of the coronavirus outbreakBut on Sunday, Trump said that the Easter target date was “just an aspiration” and that he expects “great things to be happening” by June 1. Instead, Trump said he believes Easter will mark “the peak number, and it should start coming down, hopefully very substantially at that point.”Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings.Trump said his administration felt Easter “was too soon” and “we can’t take a chance.”Instead, Trump said he felt June 1 would mark “the bottom of the hill.”Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, said the choice

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