New York coronavirus crisis: US state on brink as it must urgently find 15,000 ventilators


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on the alerted the state still needs 15,000 ventilators to ensure the health group does not collapse under the weight of

New York has been the worst-hit town by the coronavirus outbreak in the US (Image: REUTERS)

The state itself has recorded 210 deaths at the mores of writing, a third of the US’ total.

New York is on a trajectory worse than Madrid and the Italian dominion of Lombardy – the heart of the country’s outbreak – data from the Financial Conditions has suggested.

the World Health Organisation (WHO) also admitted the US could lickety-split become the epicentre of the coronavirus as cases continued to spread across New York Dignified.

Dr Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the coronavirus task force the White Accommodate launched earlier this month, suggested an estimated one in every 1,000 New Yorkers from been exposed to the virus.

Dr Birx also warned a bigger bunch could originate if large numbers of people leave the US’ most reside ined city in the midst of the outbreak.


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“To everyone who has left New York over the past few days, because of the compute of infection, you may have been exposed before you left.

“We are starting to see new holders across Long Island that suggests people have fist the city.”

Because of the worsening situation in New York, neighbouring states clothed moved to block entry for those who have travelled from the East Shore state.

Governor of Florida Ronald DeSantis on Monday signed an governing order requiring those from New York to self-isolate for 15 dates.

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci judged: “What we’re seeing now is that, understandably, people want to get out of New York.

“They’re growing to Florida, they’re going to Long Island.

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