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California has received 1,000 ventilators provided by Elon Musk to help hospitals treat patients diagnosed with COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom said Monday.
“They’ve arrived in Los Angeles… It was a heroic effort,” Newsom said.
Musk has repeatedly downplayed the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, but said last week that his factories would produce ventilators, “if there’s a shortage.”
Experts have warned the US could be in desperate need of ventilators in the months ahead, and other American automakers have already announced they would help produce the devices.
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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has followed through on his promise to deliver 1,000 ventilators to help California hospitals treat patients diagnosed with COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom said during a press conference Monday.

“I told you a few days ago that [Musk] was likely to have 1,000 ventilators this week,” Newsom said, adding: “They’ve arrived in Los Angeles… It was a heroic effort.”

Last week, after Newsom said he had spoken with a “well-known entrepreneur” about ventilators, Musk hinted that plans for production were already underway at Tesla factories, tweeting: “We’re working on ventilators, even though I think there will not be a shortage …read more

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