Tesla New York Gigafactory, The COVID-19 Spread has taken the world, But Most importantly the United States, By thunderstorm. RightNow, The united state of America is Running in the number of cases of the virus recorded.
It looks like the world is falling short of ventilators due to coronavirus, Plus the Tesla Gigafactories have been lockdown because of social distancing.
The CEO OF Tesla Motors Elon Musk also said that Tesla’s New York Gigafactory will reopen for the production of ventilators.
Last Wednesday He first declared this over Twitter, After his preceding announcement to either donate ventilator or work towards making more of them.
What Does Ventilators Mean;
Ventilators are in short contribute as COVID-19 is essentially a respiratory condition caused by the Coronavirus. The Ventilators are what help the patients breathe. That’s all that Ventilators mean.
United States Of America Confirmed Cases;
In the US where 116,326 cases have been confirmed as of today (the 30th of March, 2020), there is an estimate of 160,000 ventilators, with another 12,700 in conserve.
The rate of cases recorded each day forecast that the number of cases will lead up to the number of ventilators in the country very soon Musk said.
Furthermore, MR Elon Musk also said that the portion of its factory committed to the manufacture of solar panels is the part that will be modified.
Elon Musk said In one of his statements that the factory of Tesla would be up and running for the production in his own line he said;
“As soon as humanly possible.”
This manufacture/production, although not clearly mentioned by Mr. Musk, could be in collaboration with Medtronic, it is a medical device company in charge of providing most of the heavy medical devices used in the US.
Medtronic is a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions. We collaborate with others to take on healthcare’s greatest challenges.
In an interview, on Wednesday, the CEO of Medtronic, Mr. Omar Ishrak divulged that they planned on open-sourcing one of their lower-end ventilators in an try to produce as many as possible.
He also disclosed that his company planned on working with other production companies such as Tesla to help Enlarge the ventilator production yield.