On Saturday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo issued an order that allows New Yorkers to obtain marriage licenses remotely via video conferences. "From my point of view, I think the federal government needs to take the national manufacturer supply chain issue", Cuomo said.
Dwindling numbers of new cases, and an assurance a robust system of contact tracing would be instituted, persuaded Ms Ardern New Zealand was able to relax its disease management restrictions and move to Level 3. "There are several things the ministers will consider and these were criteria discussed by the ministers some time ago", she said. "We have done what very few countries have been able to do; we have stopped the wave of devastation".
Up to two units, or 500 milliliters, of plasma will be given to each patient enrolled in the trial. In India, states like Kerala and Gujarat have started Convalescent Plasma Therapy from to treat Covid-19 patients. Leading doctors claim to have had encouraging early results with COVID-19 patients having been using it since February. "We believe this trial could be promising, the risks to the donor are minimal, and it could save someone's life", Dandachi said.
Cuomo urged the state's population to remain vigilant and adhere to social distancing measures to ensure that the downward trend in both the number of new cases and deaths continues. NY passed its annual budget several weeks ago, but it is largely dependent on federal help, Cuomo said. Trump, who has sparred with a number of Democratic governors critical of his response to the health crisis, has said there were enough tests for COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus .
The U.S. has registered 706,779 confirmed cases and more than 37,000 deaths, the highest in the world. NY has borne the brunt of the virus, which has killed more than 18,000 people in the state, according to a Johns Hopkins University tracker.
Vice President Mike Pence will lead a teleconference with the nation's governors Monday morning from FEMA headquarters in response to calls for a national testing strategy to help secure in-demand supplies like testing swabs and chemical reagents - a day after Trump announced that he would be using the Defense Production Act to compel one company to manufacture swabs.