Spain’s Andalucia prepares health care for 8,000+ Coronavirus-infected patients during ‘peak’

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Andalusia’s President Juanma Moreno has reassured health authorities in Malaga that he is preparing a contingency plan should the number of people diagnosed with COVID-19 continue to surge. Photo: Juanma Moreno, via Twitter

Andalucia’s Present Juanma Moreno has revealed contingency plans to prepare the region’s hospitals for the potential influx of thousands Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Moreno predicts that more than 8,000 people could be infected with COVID-19 as the disease peaks during the next 10-15 days.

More than 859 people have already been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the Andalucian region to date. To prepare hospitals for the huge influx of Coronavirus cases over the coming days, the health authorities in Andalucia have already contracted 1,700 more medical professionals.

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That’s an investment of around 1,000 million euros, confirms Moreno. The Junta de Andalucia has approached the Government for these funds, as well as additional supplies of tests and protective equipment.




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