(CNN)After weeks of warning about frustrations and roadblocks to shoring up medical supplies, some state and city leaders are now warning they are dangerously close to running out as the number of coronavirus cases ramps up.States that are struggling with increasing coronavirus cases are burning through their stock of personal protective equipment and struggling to acquire more after the federal government directed states to find their own after the Strategic National Stockpile has been nearly emptied.The lack of protective equipment directly impacts the safety of frontline workers. Two of the largest health systems in Michigan’s infection epicenter in the southeastern part of the state, Beaumont Health and Henry Ford Health System, said Tuesday more than 2,200 staff members combined have been affected by Covid-19.Henry Ford’s CEO Bob Riney called the procurement of supplies a “daily battle” on a call with reporters Monday, citing daily shortages of isolation gowns, intended to protect health care workers from the transfer of fluids, as an increasing concern.”One day we’re feeling okay about (N95) masks, and then two days later, we’re worried that we may only have supply for a day or two more,” he said. Kansas Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said state governments are


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