a number of states have reported their supplies they bought for are being confiscated by the Federal government before they reach them, the government of Maryland has deployed the National Guard to protect supplies from the Federal government.
According to WLRN, 1 million coveted N95 face masks, the gold standard in protecting people who come in contact with the infected and that were destined for Miami-Dade County were “taken” by the federal government. Frank Rollason, Miami-Dade County’s head of emergency management, had another word for it, “hijacked” — “because that’s what happened.”
Gov. Larry Hogan is very protective of his state’s coronavirus tests.
The Republican has deployed the National Guard and state police to keep the federal government from seizing 500,000 COVID-19 tests he acquired from South Korea — and which are now being stored in secret.
“The National Guard and the State Police are both guarding these tests at an undisclosed location,” Hogan said Thursday during a live video interview with the Washington Post.