Bring infected patients from Moravia to the capital, Prague offers congested hospitals Company News Pražská Drbna
Prague offered mass transport of patients from congested Moravian hospitals to Prague. The mayor of Prague, Zdeněk Hřib (Pirates), stated this on his twitter today. According to the spokesperson of the rescue service of the capital, Jana Poštová, the Fénix car is ready for transport, by which in the past the Prague rescuers transported about 80 people infected with covid-19 to Prague hospitals from other regions.
Hospitals from other regions have not yet requested a transfer to a hospital in Prague
“Prague can provide mass transport of patients from congested Moravian hospitals to Prague. I informed the governors of the Moravian regions about it today. I had a special Fénix rescue car from Prague ready for stand-by mode, which will transport up to 12 patients on oxygen at a time, ” said the mayor of the Czech capital on the social network.
Poštová said that hospitals from other regions have not yet requested a transfer to the hospital in Prague, but the rescuers in Prague are ready for any requests. So far, according to a spokesman for the Prague hospital, patients with covid-19 are not refused.
Our photographer managed to get permission directly among patients who are positive for COVID 19 and are located in the hospitals Na Bulovce and on Charles Square in Prague. Take a look at the photo gallery.
For example, hospitals in South Moravia are on the edge of capacity
Hospitals in South Moravia, for example, are on the verge of their capacity, as the South Moravian Governor Jan Grolich (KDU-ČSL) stated on Monday. In South Moravia, 39 soldiers are already helping in the hospitals, eight fire brigades have also joined and the police have also advised the help. Soldiers now also help hospitals in the Liberec Region and the Zlín Region, for example.
According to the Ministry of Health, 14,480 confirmed cases of covid-19 occurred in the Czech Republic on Monday. This is the highest Monday increase since the beginning of the epidemic. A week ago, there were almost 3,000 fewer newly infected. According to the latest data, there are 5,434 people in hospitals with a proven coronavirus infection, the most since 12 April this year.