New York State to allow medical students slated to graduate to begin practicing

Posted at 11:55 AM, Apr 04, 2020

NEW YORK (WKBW) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he will sign an Executive Order allowing medical students slated to graduate in the spring, to begin practicing now.

The announcement was made during Governor Cuomo's daily COVID-19 update Saturday.

At the last update on April 4, the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York State reached 113,704.

China has donated 1,000 ventilators to New York State which are slated to arrive at JFK Saturday, Cuomo said.

The state of Oregon is also sending 140 ventilators to New York.