WORLD Trump approves New York's request to declare major disaster

WORLD

Trump approves New York's request to declare major disaster

CGTN

10:37, March 21, 2020

US President Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for the state of New York due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, local media reported on Friday citing Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

The move allows federal assistance to the state, which has the largest number of known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the nation.

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