April 17, 2020
Photos by: Brian McCarthy, On Scene News
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Yesterday, Mercer County announced that the Philadelphia District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers will be converting portions of St. Francis Medical Center to better accommodate COVID-19 patients.
As of yesterday, confirmed positive cases in the Capital City reached 538. Seven Trentonians have passed away from the virus over the last month.
“We welcome federal involvement in helping to address our increased hospital demand in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Mayor W. Reed Gusciora. “St. Francis plays a critical role in meeting the Capital City area’s critical care needs and we appreciate the Army Corps of Engineer’s help in expanding the facility.”