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US News Covid-19: Thousands of new ventilators to land in NHS hospitals next week

19:40  31 march  2020
19:40  31 march  2020 Source:   msn.com

One ventilator, two patients: New York hospitals shift to crisis mode

  One ventilator, two patients: New York hospitals shift to crisis mode One ventilator, two patients: New York hospitals shift to crisis modeThe coronavirus causes a respiratory illness called COVID-19 that in severe cases can ravage the lungs. It has killed at least 281 people over a few weeks in New York City, which is struggling with one of the largest caseloads in the world at nearly 22,000 confirmed cases.

An NHS spokesperson said: 'There are hundreds of critical care beds available in London and thousands in the rest of the country so any patient Pictured: St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, which is run by Imperial College NHS Trust, which is reportedly only giving ventilators to patients who have

New York currently has over 10,000 confirmed cases of Covid - 19 . New York City alone has over 8,000 of those cases, which accounts for nearly a third of the total cases in the US. Despite De Blasio repeatedly bashing him over the federal response to the coronavirus, President Donald Trump has

Michael Gove wearing a suit and glasses © Provided by City AM

Thousands of recently ordered ventilators will roll off the assembly line this weekend and reach hospitals next week.

Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove said they would add to the 8,000 ventilators already in the NHS.

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