Cuomo would like to thank Jet Blue, Estee Lauder and SoftBank for donating flights to health professionals required to go to New York along with masks and hand sanitizer
- JetBlue is giving free flights to health care workers who need to come to New York for help
- Hertz offers them free car rental so they can get there too
- Estee Lauder has pledged 10,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to the state every week
- SoftBank has donated 1.4 million N-95 face masks to protect hospital personnel
- The Four Seasons hotel in Manhattan offers health workers free rooms
- New York City has more than 20,000 cases and 280 people died
- The peak of the virus is not expected to reach the city until April
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New York’s government Andrew has a list of companies that donate services and supplies to the state of New York to help them fight the corona virus pandemic, including JetBlue, Estee Lauder, and SoftBank.
Cuomo revealed on Twitter that JetBlue gave free flights to health workers who had to come to New York to help out in the overwhelmed hospitals.
In the comments under his post, Hertz revealed that it also gave health workers free car rental.
Estee Lauder has donated 10,000 bottles of hand sanitizer and vows to continue giving 10,000 a week to help alleviate the supply shortage in hospitals.
SoftBank has also donated 1.4 million N-95 masks to the state. They are crucial for doctors and nurses to treat patients.
Cuomo thanked the companies for offering goods and services for free to fight the corona virus. Hertz also gives health workers a month of free car rental
On Wednesday, the Four Seasons hotel announced it will open its doors to health professionals to allow them to stay there for free after long shifts.
Ty Warren, the owner of the hotel, said the last thing to remember after an 18-hour shift is a long journey.
Their gestures of goodwill are several thousand that are being seen across the country.
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On Wednesday, during an emotional press conference in which he announced that the total number of cases in New York had exceeded 30,000, Cuomo said that the spirit of New York made it both vulnerable to the virus and what it will endure through the crisis.
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“We live close together. We are close together on the street. we live in close-knit communities. we are close to each other on the bus. close together in the restaurant, in the cinema.
“We have one of the most dense, close-by environments in the country.
That is why the virus communicated the way it did. Our proximity makes us vulnerable.
‘That spatial proximity makes us vulnerable.
“But it is true that your greatest weakness is also your greatest strength: our closeness is what makes us who we are.
“That’s New York. Our proximity is what makes us special; our acceptance, our openness.
“It’s what makes us feel connected, it’s the closeness that makes us the human we are.
“The closeness is that New York humanity that doesn’t exist anywhere else,” he said.