Trump has allocated nearly $ 4 billion to support the transport system of New York
Governor Andrew Cuomo said funds have already arrived in the state treasury. US Presidential Administration Donald Trump has allocated $ 3.9 billion to support the New York public transport operator. This was announced on Thursday by the governor of this state, Andrew Cuomo, speaking at a daily press conference broadcast on his website. “We talked about financial support for the states with Donald Trump. He listened to me,” Cuomo pointed out. “I asked him about the allocation of certain funds and he [agreed] to allocate $ 3.9 billion to support the MTA (public transport operator of New York,” the governor said.
According to him, the funds have already arrived in the state treasury. Earlier, the Governor of New York noted that the load on public transport of the US largest city of the same name due to the spread of the disease caused by a new type of coronavirus decreased by 92%.
Over the past day, Cuomo pointed out, 157 people have died from the disease caused by the new coronavirus in the state. Thus, daily mortality from COVID-19 continues to decline gradually. To date, according to Johns Hopkins University, which estimates based on federal and local authorities, more than 330 thousand people are infected in New York, over 27.6 thousand have died. More than 1.4 million cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in the United States, over 85 thousand people died.