PETERS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A U.S. Naval commander from the Pittsburgh area is onboard the hospital that arrived in New York City.

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Commander Kerry Ann Hudson is originally from Peters Township and is now the acting executive officer on the USNS Comfort.

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The ship has 1,000 beds and 12 operating rooms.

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The floating hospital is expected to be up and running by Tuesday morning.

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The ship will not treat coronavirus cases but will help expand hospital capacity for other ailments.