New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will seek to build another four more temporary hospitals in the state to combat coronavirus.
He said that will increase hospital capacity by 4,000 beds. The state has already started working with the federal government to build four temporary hospitals.
Cuomo said, "I'm going to ask the President today to authorize" the additional hospitals.
Some context: Gov. Cuomo says New York will need 140,000 beds for the apex. There are currently 53,000 beds.