Trump orders emergency medical stations for coronavirus

US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus at the White House on March 22, 2020, in Washington, DC. (AFP)

President Donald Trump on Sunday said he had ordered the deployment of emergency medical stations with capacity of 4,000 hospital beds to coronavirus hotspots around the United States.

Trump told a news conference “I have also directed” the FEMA emergency management agency to set up the medical stations in New York with 1,000 beds, California with 2,000 beds, and Washington with another 1,000 beds.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54