Elon Musk bought 1,000 ventilators and donated them to California hospitals to assist deal with coronavirus sufferers, the state’s governor stated Monday.
“They’ve arrived in Los Angeles… It was a heroic effort,” Gov. Gavin Newsom stated at a press convention.
The Tesla boss talked about the hassle on Twitter Monday night, saying he purchased the respiratory machines Friday from China, the place he claimed there was an oversupply.
“If you need a free ventilator put in, please tell us!” Musk wrote.
The 48-year-old tech pioneer wasn’t all the time so enthusiastic in regards to the trigger. He tweeted on March 6: “The coronavirus panic is dumb.”
But final week the entrepreneur stated on Twitter that his firm “will make ventilators if there’s a scarcity.”
Musk insisted that manufacturing extra hospital provides could be a breeze.
“Tesla makes vehicles with refined hvac programs. SpaceX makes spacecraft with life help programs. Ventilators should not troublesome, however can’t be produced immediately,” he tweeted final Thursday.
With Post wires