'You are living a moment in history': Cuomo to Army Corps

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Published on March 27, 2020 - Duration: 02:34s

'You are living a moment in history': Cuomo to Army Corps

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday gave impassioned remarks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the end of his news briefing on the coronavirus on Friday.


'You are living a moment in history': Cuomo to Army Corps

"You are living a moment in history, This is going to be one of those moments that they are going to write about, and they are going to talk about for generations.

This is a moment that is going to change this nation," Cuomo said.

The Army Corps of Engineers are converting large event spaces, hotels and dormitories into treatment facilities for sick patients.

New York plans to build eight temporary hospitals to meet an expected surge in coronavirus patients, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, and the state estimates that demand for hospital capacity will peak in three weeks.

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