US coronavirus deaths near 45,000
Now is “no time to pop the champagne bottles” despite the fact that construction has stopped on temporary field hospitals, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned.
New York state identified and received federal government approval for eight facilities for use as temporary field hospitals, CNN previously reported.
However, as of Tuesday, not all are needed or in use at this time, according to a state government administration official. If the need for hospital beds or facilities spikes then “we’re ready to re-engage with our federal partners,” the official said.
But while new construction has stopped on temporary field hospitals, Cuomo said he is not ready to stop those projects completely.
“We stopped any new construction when we saw the …continued .
[Original Source: CNN]