President Donald Trump stated {that a} request by California for a State of Catastrophe declaration can be authorized in a short time, “perhaps by tonight.”

The declaration, which has additionally been handed in New York and the state of Washington, faucets into federal emergency funds to assist state efforts.

In California, a further 2,000 beds can be added, with further provides arriving inside 48 hours, Trump stated. As well as, the USNS Mercy can be deployed to Los Angeles to assist with “emergency surge capability.” Trump stated.

The Nationwide Guard can be activated as effectively, and permits the Governor to offer assist safety. Eight massive medical stations will even be deployed.

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