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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to maintain a press briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic as the state prepares to obtain a Covid-19 vaccine that might be licensed and delivered within the coming days.
Cuomo might be joined by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) and Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM).
The Democratic governor has mentioned that New York is anticipated to obtain an preliminary allocation of 170,000 doses of Pfizer’s vaccine as soon as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorizes the photographs. New York may obtain the doses as quickly as this weekend, Cuomo’s workplace mentioned in a press launch Wednesday.
Meanwhile, New York is weighing whether or not to impose restrictions on indoor eating if the state’s hospitals proceed to be overrun with Covid-19 sufferers. Cuomo mentioned on Monday that if New York City’s hospitalizations do not stabilize in 5 days, the state may shut indoor eating within the metropolis as quickly as subsequent week.