16 March 2020 – Increase in hospital capacity and space; additional 9000 beds

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase patient capacity
Level of Jurisdiction: New York
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Goal: additional 9,000 beds. suspending regulations to allow existing hospitals to increase space and capacity
Full details here: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/during-coronavirus-briefing-governor-cuomo-issues-executive-order-allowing-state-increase