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NYC residents should cover face when in public, mayor says

ICU nurses needed to travel to areas hardest hit by COVID-19, like New York City
Posted at 7:27 AM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 22:07:31-04

NEW YORK (AP) —New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio asked New Yorkers to wear a face covering when they go outside and will be near other people. He cited research showing asymptomatic people could be spreading the virus without realizing it. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Thursday that the state’s supply of ventilators could be exhausted in six days if the number of people becoming critically ill with the coronavirus maintains its rate. The number of New Yorkers killed by the virus soared again to over 2,300. In some instances, veterinarians are giving up their ventilators to help humans.