Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company’s New York Gigafactory will reopen “as soon as humanly possible” to begin ventilator production.
Musk made the remarks on Twitter after previously tweeting that his company would help make ventilators if there were to be a shortage.
New York has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus, with 285 deaths and more than 30,000 cases.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car maker’s Gigafactory facility in New York will soon be reopening to begin producing ventilators.
“Giga New York will reopen for ventilator production as soon as humanly possible,” Musk tweeted on Wednesday. “We will do anything in our power to help the citizens of New York.”
The tweet comes after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio asked for Musk’s help sourcing ventilators last week, which came after the Tesla CEO had tweeted that the company would make ventilators if there were a shortage.
Giga New York will reopen for ventilator production as soon as humanly possible. We will do anything in our power to help the citizens of New York.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 25, 2020
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