President Trump on Sunday introduced that 4 emergency hospitals and much-needed medical supplies are on their approach to New York to assist fight the coronavirus outbreak.
Trump famous he had accepted a FEMA main catastrophe declaration for New York and Washington State, and that California had submitted a request as effectively.
“I spoke with Governor [Andrew] Cuomo. He’s working laborious. We’re all working laborious collectively,” Trump stated throughout a press briefing from the White House’s coronavirus process drive.
Cuomo earlier on Sunday had requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency arrange 4 emergency hospitals inside Manhattan’s Javits Center.
Trump stated medical stations of 1,000 beds will likely be arrange — and that supplies reminiscent of N95 respirators, surgical masks, face shields, surgical robes, coveralls and gloves have been despatched to New York.
“They’re doing numerous alternate care websites, which have now been designated by New York,” he stated.
“Four massive medical stations of 1,000 beds. These are very complicated locations, truly, with nice gear and nice individuals.”
There are at the very least 15,000 circumstances of the virus in New York, with 10,000 within the 5 boroughs.