The Mayor of New York, Bill de Palacio, announced that the number of registered infections with the new “COVID-19” virus infection in the city, exceeded the point of 8,000 cases, including 60 deaths.
De Blasio, in an interview with the American “CNN” channel, today, that the number of confirmed injuries in New York, so far, is more than 8 thousand cases, representing about a third of the total number of injured in the United States, indicating that the disease killed 60 people in his city.
De Palacio stressed that New York is only 10 days away from facing a widespread shortage of vital supplies needed to fight the virus.
The mayor of New York City considered that the outbreak of the Corona virus in the United States would lead to the biggest internal crisis since the Great Depression, calling for the announcement of full-scale mobilization in the country’s army.
Meanwhile, the director of the US Federal Emergency Agency, Peter Gunnor, stressed that the most difficult conditions due to the Corona virus crisis in the country were formed in New York City as well as California and Washington.
And US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in the United States, against the backdrop of the emergence of the emerging Corona virus, while his administration and Congress are working to put in place urgent measures to combat the outbreak and its painful consequences for the country’s economy.
To date, there have been approximately 27,000 cases of COVID-19 infection in the United States, including 348 deaths.