Coronavirus USA Update: UN to donate 250,000 masks to NYC

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Coronavirus USA Update: UN to donate 250,000 masks to NYC
Coronavirus USA Update: UN to donate 250,000 masks to NYC

The United Nations will donate 250,000 protective face masks to New York City, an area now considered the epicenter of the pandemic.

UN Secretary General António Guterres said the masks would go to medical professionals in the city who have been “working courageously, selflessly, and tirelessly in response to the spread of COVID-19 across the boroughs in the hope that they play some small role in saving lives.”

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The U.N. and U.S. Mission personnel are working with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office to quickly get the masks to medical facilities in New York City.

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