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Andrew Cuomo is holding his each day press convention on the Covid-19 outbreak, which has contaminated greater than 316,400 folks throughout the state as of Monday, in accordance with knowledge compiled by Johns Hopkins College.
New York would require all hospitals to construct a 90-day supply of personal protective equipment to arrange for one more outbreak, Cuomo introduced on Sunday. He mentioned efforts to obtain masks from China amid state competitors for medical provides have been “inefficient and ineffective” and warned in opposition to dependence on China for primary gear.
“We might management our personal future relatively than everybody attempting to determine purchase from China,” he added.
On Friday, Cuomo introduced the state’s colleges and universities would stay closed and proceed distance studying for the rest of the tutorial yr. He mentioned there’s not sufficient time to develop a reopening plan that might hold college students and educators protected for colleges to reopen this tutorial yr.
The coronavirus has contaminated greater than 1.1 million folks within the U.S. and has killed a minimum of 67,686 folks, in accordance with knowledge from Johns Hopkins College. Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 3.5 million folks and has killed a minimum of 247,700 folks.
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