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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. CNN.com/TheSituationRoom

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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. CNN.com/TheSituationRoom

    U.S. coronavirus cases top 305,000; death toll passes 8,200, Trump: captain's letter warning of ship outbreak "not appropriate", Trump continues to tout use of unproven drug

    U.S. coronavirus cases top 305,000; death toll passes 8,200, Trump: captain's letter warning of ship outbreak "not appropriate", Trump continues to tout use of unproven drug

    Trump accuses governors of playing political games with ventilators, NY governor: state could hit apex of new cases in next 7 days, Cuomo: not looking to spend a penny we didn't have to spend, NY mayor: we could have 5,000 people on ventilators next week, NY mayor calls for "national enlistment of medical personnel", NYC mayor: we may need 45,000 doctors to get through this crisis, NYC mayor: we need to add 60,000 hospital beds in next month, Dr. Birx: "This is the moment to not be going to the grocery store", Grocery rush leaves many shelves bare for low-income families, Thousands of doctors respond to Italy's call for help, Pregnant girlfriend of UK PM says she has coronavirus symptoms

    • 39 min
    U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surpass 250,000; D.C. Mayor: Models show cases peaking in June or July

    U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surpass 250,000; D.C. Mayor: Models show cases peaking in June or July

    Source: Trump being urged to recommend all Americans Stay at Home; Source close to task force: Dr. Fauci & others urging Trump to consider nationwide stay-at-home recommendation; New York coronavirus cases surpass 100,000; Fauci: "Don't understand why" stay-at-home orders aren't in every state; 700,000+ jobs lost in March, worst monthly report since 2009; Trump says new recommendations on face masks coming; Ousted commander receives rousing sendoff from sailors on aircraft carrier struck by coronavirus; NY officials: days away from running out of ventilators, supplies; NY Gov orders shift in ventilators, protective gear to needy hospitals, say's he won't "let people die"; Maryland nursing home reports spike in cases and deaths; Maryland nursing home reports 77 cases and 5 deaths; White House Coronavirus task force briefing; Alabama becomes latest state to issue stay-at-home order; Trump: CDC recommends voluntary use of masks to prevent spread of virus; Source: In last-minute decision, Fauci excluded from briefing

    • 49 min
    Awaiting coronavirus task force briefing; Aircraft carrier commander relieved of duty for leaking memo on virus outbreak; Trump tests negative for coronavirus on second test;

    Awaiting coronavirus task force briefing; Aircraft carrier commander relieved of duty for leaking memo on virus outbreak; Trump tests negative for coronavirus on second test;

    Coronavirus cases surpass one million worldwide; Source close to task force: "Certainly possible" virus can spread through talking and breathing; Source: Thousands of ventilators in maintenance as federal government struggles to meet needs; Over 90 percent of Americans under stay-at-home orders; New York Governor: Enough ventilators in our stockpile to last six days; Defense Department seeks 100,000 body bags anticipating virus deaths; Record 6.6 million file jobless claims in one week; Case for wearing masks; Mnuchin commits to sending out stimulus checks in two weeks; Trump invokes Defense Production Act for a second time to increase ventilator production;

    • 55 min
    United States reports 835 new deaths today, most in one day; Awaiting White House coronavirus briefing; Source: National stockpile deploying last round of protective gear;

    United States reports 835 new deaths today, most in one day; Awaiting White House coronavirus briefing; Source: National stockpile deploying last round of protective gear;

    United States coronavirus death toll doubles in three days; Trump changes position, now acknowledges virus is dire; Florida governor reverses course with new stay-at-home order; Trump predicts "painful" weeks ahead after saying virus "under control" two weeks ago; White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 Americans could die; Nearly nine out of ten Americans now under stay-at-home orders; Awaiting White House coronavirus briefing; Source close to task force: tougher measures implemented earlier "might have made a difference," despite what the White House is saying; Pence: We think Italy is closet comparison for United States projections; Pence casts blame on CDC, China for any delay in United States response; Sources: White House task force may soon recommend Americans wear masks; Wolf speaks with Vice President Pence; Pence: coronavirus could "largely" be "behind us" by early June; Pence argues national stay-at-home order still not necessary; Pence: "likely" second wave of virus in fall or winter; testing backlog; Documents show backlog of 160,000 tests at just one lab;

    • 49 min
    Awaiting White House coronavirus briefing, Trump to unveil new distancing guidelines; Field hospitals preparing for expected surge of patients; White House coronavirus task force briefing;

    Awaiting White House coronavirus briefing, Trump to unveil new distancing guidelines; Field hospitals preparing for expected surge of patients; White House coronavirus task force briefing;

    United States reports 770+ new deaths today; total deaths top 3,700; Dr. Fauci to CNN: Would "lean towards" recommending public wear masks if it doesn't affect supply for medical workers; Makeshift tent hospital opening in New York City's Central Park; One new model estimates 2,000 United States deaths a day in mid-April; Trump to unveil new distancing guidelines, expected to cite models showing up to 200,000 death in United States; Parking garage becomes a field hospital; Doctor: patients are building up in corridors as nursing staff runs short and doctors fall ill; Dr. Fauci: White House task force is actively discussing if public should wear masks; Hospital ship preparing to receive patients;

    • 51 min
    Awaiting White House coronavirus briefing; Trump: over one million Americans have been tested;

    Awaiting White House coronavirus briefing; Trump: over one million Americans have been tested;

    New one-day record with 486 United States deaths reported today, total dead nearing 3,000; Sources: Trump extended social distancing after health experts dire prediction, surge in deaths at New York City hospital; Navy hospital ship comfort arrives in New York; New York City mayor: 1,200 staff, 750 beds from comfort to be put into play immediately; Dr. Fauci stands by estimate 100,000 United States deaths possible; Trump extends social distancing guidelines until April 30, concedes United States death toll could be 100,000 or more; Trump: United States should reach "bottom of the hill" of outbreak by June 1; Governors tell Trump about lack of supplies including PPE and testing capabilities;

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