TUG Lifetime Member
- Sep 11, 2005
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- New Jersey
- Resorts Owned
HGVC (Oahu & Vegas),
VISTANA Mandatory (Orlando & Scottsdale)
Bought and sold several over the years including Disney & Four Seasons
"We ended up getting our first positive patients -- and that's when all hell broke loose," said one New York City doctor.
In New York City, plans are also underway to build emergency hospitals and backfill other hospitals with 1,000 beds in the Javits Center, according to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In addition, thousands of doctors and nurses, who are either retired or no longer see patients, have signed up as a "surge health care force," Cuomo said Wednesday.
There are simultaneous effort to procure ventilators for the most severe patients. According to Cuomo, New York has procured 7,000 ventilators in addition to 4,000 already on hand, and the White House said Tuesday that the state would receive two shipments of 2,000 machines this week from the national stockpile. But the state needs 30,000, Cuomo said.
The Strategic National Stockpile said Wednesday that it held approximately 16,660 ventilators before the coronavirus response, and ventilators have been deployed over the past few days.