NYC launches large effort to broaden capability to deal with coronavirus sufferers; greater than 13,000 hospital beds to be arrange beginning this month

Authorities are organising about 750 non-ICU beds on the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, with an anticipated opening across the center of the month. That comes after the Military Corps of Engineers and Federal Emergency Administration Company turned the Javits Center in Manhattan right into a makeshift hospital with 1,000 beds out there and one other 1,500 to return. The Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort, with a capability of 1,000 beds, arrived within the metropolis on Monday, whereas websites are additionally within the works at Central Park, a H + H facility on Roosevelt Island and the Queens stadium the place the U.S. Open is held.