Published: Fri, March 27, 2020
Health Care | By Cedric Leonard

NY mayor: Supplies shortages soon

NY mayor: Supplies shortages soon

While NYC's 1.1 million students began a new remote-learning program Monday, the mayor said he "can't see" public schools reopening in April as initially planned.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the worst is yet to come for the spike in coronavirus cases in New York City.

Based on the crude statistics New York City, which has a slightly smaller population, appears to be faring worse than London with more than four times as many cases.

"We are the be all and end all and lifeline to these patients, and yet we are being contaminated and cross contaminating", Raymond said.

"If the president doesn't act, people will die who could have lived otherwise", the mayor warned.

The governor also said that because the federal government on Friday declared NY a "major disaster" the state is eligible for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aid.

Worldwide, more than 316,000 people have been infected and almost 13,600 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.

"I'm dealing with the governor", Trump told the press on Friday.

170 new cases of coronavirus in Ontario, total reaches 837 active cases
It will allow businesses to defer paying most provincial taxes for six months, leaving them with $6-billion in temporary relief. It's the highest daily increase in active cases reported by Ontario since the outbreak reached the province on January 25.

NY state has been the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in the United States, with more than 15,000 positive cases as of Sunday afternoon. About 150 countries now have confirmed cases, and deaths have been reported in more than 30 American states.

The federal government has so far resisted nationalizing the effort to acquire medical supplies, instead leaving it up to individual state leaders.

The Epoch Times refers to the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, as the CCP virus because the Chinese Communist Party's coverup and mismanagement allowed the virus to spread throughout China and create a global pandemic.

Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky became the first USA senator to announce he was infected.

In the northeast, the governors of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey have taken joint action banning gatherings of more than 50 people as well as shutting down schools, restaurants, cinemas, gyms and bars.

The sites were identified by an inspection team led by the Army Corps of Engineers and included state officials from New York's Office of General Services, the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, the New York Department of Health and the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs.

A far-reaching economic package for the coronavirus crisis failed to advance in the Senate after Democrats said it contained too little money for hospitals and not enough restrictions on a fund to help big businesses. Why are they not being allowed to serve?" de Blasio said, adding, "I guarantee you, they're ready to serve.

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