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USA: Army personnel deployed in New York City amid coronavirus crisis01:02

USA: Army personnel deployed in New York City amid coronavirus crisis

United States, New York City
April 5, 2020 at 19:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

Military personnel were deployed in New York City on Sunday to help the city manage the pandemic.

Footage shows a military checkpoint at the Pier 90 entrance, where the US navy hospital ship Comfort is docked.

US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that 1,000 military personnel would be deployed to New York City, including doctors, nurses, respiratory specialists and other medical and staffing personnel.

The state of New York currently has over 122,00 confirmed cases of infected with 4,159 deaths, making it the most coronavirus affected state in the US.

USA: Army personnel deployed in New York City amid coronavirus crisis01:02
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Military personnel were deployed in New York City on Sunday to help the city manage the pandemic.

Footage shows a military checkpoint at the Pier 90 entrance, where the US navy hospital ship Comfort is docked.

US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that 1,000 military personnel would be deployed to New York City, including doctors, nurses, respiratory specialists and other medical and staffing personnel.

The state of New York currently has over 122,00 confirmed cases of infected with 4,159 deaths, making it the most coronavirus affected state in the US.

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