The state officials at New York are considering establishing temporary hospitals on college campuses and in New York City’s main convention centre in preparation for a possible onslaught of corona virus patients.
Govt. is seeking to increase hospital bed capacity by 50 per cent – up to 25,000 more beds. Officials have arranged to send 2 million protective masks to hot spots. The Governor also said 1 million N-95 masks has been sent to New York City on Saturday.