U.S. navy hospital ship USNS Comfort will be deployed to New York City harbor to help efforts to combat coronavirus outbreak.
It is confirmed on Wednesday both by U.S. President Donald Trump and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Trump said in a news conference at White House that the Comfort and another hospital ship called Mercy are undergoing maintenance and will be sent upon request.
The Comfort will head to New York, while the Mercy will be deployed a place to be determined on the West Coast.
“We’re sending upon request, the two hospital ships – they’re being prepared