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.
I will be signing an Executive Order to allow medical students who were slated to graduate this spring to begin practicing now.— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) April 4, 2020
These are extraordinary times and New York needs the help.
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.