As of Saturday, 10,356 New York state residents had tested positive to Coronavirus. Having in mind that New York counts only 6% of the U.S population, the state of New York now accounts for nearly half of the cases in the country,
As cases of coronavirus show no sign of abating in New York. the Trump administration has issued a Major Disaster Declaration for the state and that gives more federal aid to New York
On Friday night, Senator Chuck Schumer of New York announced, the designation by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, that gives New York, access to billions of dollars in aid from the Disaster Relief Fund.
On Saturday President Trump described the proclamation an “unprecedented action.” With Mr. Cuomo earlier, speaking to reporters from Albany, welcoming the federal government’s assistance.
Mr. Cuomo said “We are working at every level, every piston is firing. Everything that can be done is being done.”