WASHINGTON — Bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President Donald Trump on Sunday extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April, bowing to public-health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coronavirus…

NEW YORK — The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government's top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as smoldering hots pots in nursing homes and a growing list of stricken cities heightened the sense of dread across the country.

Justin Hall struggles to sleep at night. Between the non-stop calls from nursing homes and long-term care facilities begging for supplies, masks and gloves, and his fears of the potential impact of the coronavirus, Hall has averaged three hours of sleep a night for the last two weeks.

Property crimes, traffic violations, accidents and 911 calls have decreased as people stay home for coronavirus precautions, and jail populations also are down, officials said.