Remington Arms has offered to build hospital supplies including ventilators, surgical masks and beds, joining several other companies to help fight against the spread of the coronavirus.
Cuomo said the state has 7,000 ventilators, but needs at least 30,000. There are more than 30,000 confirmed cases and 325 deaths in New York State, the majority of which are in New York City, The New York Times reported.
Remington joins other companies that have adapted to help fight the coronavirus. Many distilleries have started making hand sanitizer. Ford and General Motors have also discussed making ventilators and other medical equipment.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.