President Trump activates National Guard to three states, including NY

Ruben Fields
March 23, 2020

He said eight stations in California would have 2,000 beds and that four stations for both NY and Washington state would have a total of 1,000 beds each.

President Trump said he is giving Washington state, California and NY "maximum flexibility" to use the National Guard as they see fit to combat the coronavirus.

"The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will fund the deployment", according to Trump, but the state governors will retain command of the armed forces.

"Tens of thousands of individuals have found themselves unemployed and will require disaster unemployment assistance that is not otherwise available through state disaster unemployment programs, including many hourly workers who are unable to work because they are under quarantine or their business is closed", Inslee said. Cuomo said medical facilities erected by the Army Corps of Engineers at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan would able to house 1,000 patients, the Advance/SiLive.com reported.

Similar facilities are also being planned for NY and Washington, two states also hit hard by the virus, with medical supplies coming along with those facilities.

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Based on advice of Chief Medical of Health and other health experts. A third person has died in Ontario because of COVID-19 .

"You will see our economy skyrocket once this is over", Mr. Trump said.

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday said that New York City would begin organizing and pursuing production of vitally important ventilators and medical supplies amid "widespread shortages" in hospitals as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. "I spoke with all three of the governors today, just a little while ago and they're very happy with what we're going to be doing".

"We will win the war", Trump said.

"So, a step maybe in the right direction", de Blasio said, while mentioning that exceptional measures still need to be taken to address the economic impact of the virus.

So far, there have been 186,000 masks, 84,000 face shields and 68,000 surgical gowns delivered to New York, Trump said.

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