Coronavirus News: Governor Cuomo unveils mask wall, 'Self-portrait of America'

NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a work of art at his daily briefing he's calling a "Self-portrait of America."

It's a wall of masks arranged so that no space is left uncovered.

"It spells love, that's what it spells," Cuomo said. "We've received thousands of masks from all across America, homemade, creative, personal with beautiful notes, from all across the country literally."

The governor recounted the story of the retired Kansas farmer that sent him one of his few remaining masks, even though he and his wife are older and in high-risk categories.
"A little bit more of this and a little less of the partisanship and the ugliness and this country will be a beautiful place," Cuomo said.

MORE CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 COVERAGE



COVID-19 Help, Information and Resources
UPDATES
Grieving the lost: Tri-State residents who have died

New Jersey
Connecticut
New York City
Long Island



RELATED INFORMATION

Share your coronavirus story with Eyewitness News
Stimulus check scams and other coronavirus hoaxes
Coronavirus prevention: how clean are your hands?
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on coronavirus
Total count of NYC COVID-19 cases based on patient address

Copyright © 2020 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.