Coronavirus outbreak: Donald Trump says U.S. deploying over 3,000 military to New York | FULL
U.S. President Donald Trump and the U.S. coronavirus task force provided their daily update on the COVID-19 crisis in America on Sunday.
Trump began the update at the White House by expressing his well wishes to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was admitted to hospital for medical tests ten days after testing positive for COVID-19.
He also said that as of April 7, the U.S. will have deployed over 3,000 military personnel and public health professionals to New York, and that the federal government will be sending 600,000 N95 respirator masks to assist with the COVID-19 outbreak in the state. He added that they will also be shipping “millions” of masks to other locations.
Trump also reported that the country has received the COVID-19 test results for 1.67 million Americans.
As of April 5, the number of people infected in the U.S. has exceeded 330,000, with the death toll climbing past 9,000.
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