Hospitals across New York were ordered Monday to add 25% more beds to handle growing numbers of coronavirus patients, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned he would curtail indoor dining if hospitalizations keep rising. (Dec. 7)
Mayor Bill de Blasio gives an update on New York City's indoor dining ban at his Coronavirus briefing. With 6,124 new Covid-19 cases reported and hospitalizations up 50 percent in 1 week, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warns that if high rates continue the city could be out of hospital beds by Christmas. India's capital Delshi is seeing a sudden surge in coronavirus cases in the wake of the festive season. With this uptick, Delhi is experiencing a shortage of hospital beds, with COVID-19 patients not getting access to hospital care easily. India is still the second worst hit country in the world with over 9 Million confirmed Covid-19 cases. During a press conference, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state will be following the new CDC guidelines that if after five days there is no stabilization in hospitalizations he will clamp down on indoor dining. Aired on 12/07/2020.