Elon Musk's Promised Ventilators Never Delivered To California Hospitals, Governor's Office SaysNone of the ventilators promised by the Tesla CEO have been delivered to hospitals, according to the governor's office.
Coronavirus Update: Napa Valley College Donates Ventilators For COVID-19 ResponseNapa Valley College is among California community colleges around the state to donate ventilators to hospitals during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, a school spokeswoman said.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Orders Reporting Of PPE Stock; 95 New Cases, Death Toll At 46Santa Clara County on Wednesday ordered businesses and individuals to report large inventories of personal protective equipment and ventilators within one week, as health officials try to gauge what supplies exist in the county to prepare for a potential surge in coronavirus patients. The order comes as the county reports nearly 100 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Offers To Pay $1,000 For Old, Used VentilatorsLeaders of Santa Clara County, the Bay Area county hit hardest by coronavirus, are willing to pay a bounty of $1,000 to anyone who can provide a used or old ventilator.
Coronavirus Update: California Sending 500 Ventilators To National Stockpile To Help New YorkCalifornia is sending 500 state-owned ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile to help New York and other states that are in immediate need for them because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the governor's office.
Bay Area Based Tesla Working On Making Ventilators From Car PartsTesla engineers are working on a ventilator made largely from car parts, according to a YouTube video the automaker posted on Sunday.
Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Businesses' Cooperation in Coronavirus BattleCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo toured a Sunnyvale fuel cell manufacturer where hundreds of older ventilators are being refurbished as part of the statewide battle to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
After Elon Musk Offers To Build Ventilators, NYC Mayor de Blasio Asks For HelpIt didn't take long for a high-profile official to ask for Elon Musk's help after the Tesla and Space X CEO tweeted that his company could build ventilators currently in serious shortage as hospitals struggle to treat coronavirus patients.