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NY Gov. Cuomo holds a press convention on the coronavirus – EAST AUTO NEWS

NY Gov. Cuomo holds a press convention on the coronavirus


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stated Tuesday {that a} “troubling and astronomical” variety of coronaviruscases has elevated the urgency throughout the state for extra hospital beds. Circumstances throughout the state are doubling about each three days and a few 3,234 individuals have been hospitalized, he stated.

The state estimates it’ll want 140,000 hospital beds in as little as 14 to 21 days, he stated. The state beforehand stated it could want 110,000 beds for COVID-19 sufferers by early to mid-Might. The state has about 3,000 to 4,000 ventilators readily available and has bought about 7,000 extra, but it surely wants a minimal of 30,000 further ventilators inside the subsequent two weeks, when the outbreak is anticipated to peak, Cuomo stated.

The variety of confirmed instances of coronavirus within the U.S. stands at greater than 55,200 and the U.S. loss of life toll has surpassed 800 deaths, in accordance with Johns Hopkins College knowledge.


Read CNBC’s live updates to see the latest news on the COVID-19 outbreak.

NY Gov. Cuomo holds a press convention on the coronavirus – EAST AUTO NEWS
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