There have been 5,146 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) reported in NY as the state's total rose to 30,811, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a news conference on Monday, March 25 in Albany.
A spokesman for Cuomo's office told Newsweek that the goal is to have the sites hold 1,000 beds each.
Here in NY, though, the latest stats show confirmed cases still soaring, especially in the city.
"If you ask the American people to choose between public health and the economy, then it's no contest".
"I will take personal responsibility for transporting the 20,000 ventilators anywhere in this country that they want, once we are passed our apex", Cuomo said.
In Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards said he was seeking a major disaster declaration for his state by FEMA. Health officials warned that COVID-19-related casualty figures in NY are expected to jump significantly in the coming days. "The new projection suggests that the number of hospital beds needed could be as high as 140,000", Cuomo said during a briefing at the Javits Convention Center on Tuesday, where the Army Corps of Engineers has commenced the building of a field hospital.
"Let's try this again, @realdonaldtrump: Hospitals are already running out of ventilators and beds". And it's distributing some 6.5 million masks it's been donated. "Well, in case there's any doubt in your minds, I'm not willing to sacrifice anyone", Pritzker said.
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Because we don't have enough [tests] to test everybody.' But if a celebrity is saying, 'Hey, listen, I don't have no symptoms. Dr told us that after quarantine we will be immune for a certain time since our antibodies fought this'.
This increase in hospital cases are a reflection of the infection rate before the full mitigation efforts were put into place. "We really think we've done a great job in keeping it down to a minimum".
At a Brooklyn playground, architect Carolyn Straub, 48, and her family took a break from their new lives working and schooling from home. "The internet is not always reliable, goes down, and it's impossible for us to have four separate audio zones in the house".
Lawyers for President Donald Trump's official Super PAC, America First Action, tried to get TV stations in key battleground states to stop airing an anti-Trump ad that focuses on his horrific mismanagement of the coronavirus crisis.
"With warmer days coming, we need people to understand: if they don't follow the rules, we'll have little choice but to shut down spaces like playgrounds. It's a lower level of medical care for people who don't need as intense service".
Meanwhile, today in the Rose Garden, President Donald Trump told viewers during a Fox News virtual town hall that he wants the country "opened up and raring to go by Easter Sunday", which this year falls on April 12. "But if you reduce the density, you can reduce the spread very quickly", he said.
"In Westchester, we have dramatically slowed what was at one point an exponential increase (in confirmed cases), and we've slowed that some", he said.
Negotiators in the US Senate said they could pass the US$2 trillion (RM8.86 trillion) stimulus Bill, which includes financial aid for ordinary Americans, small businesses and critically affected industries, as soon as Tuesday.