Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is aiding in the fight against coronavirus by converting hotels and other large facilities into makeshift hospitals, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite said Friday.Appearing on “Fox & Friends” with host Brian Kilmeade, Semonite said that the idea came a little more than a week ago after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said there would be a massive shortage of capability in the Empire State.CLICK HERE FOR FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE”We knew we had a significant deficit of hospital beds,” he explained. “So, we said there is no way we can build hospitals in three weeks. We said we have got to take an existing facility with a standard design, let the HHS guys, let the FEMA guys, let all the docs take a look at it and once we have that, we are going to make four different options of how to apply that standard design either into a hotel or a dormitory or into a stadium or like a field house.”Semonite said that because hotels are empty all over the United States right now, there are a lot of places to potentially put COVID-19


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