Czechia asks Germany, Poland and Switzerland to accept a number of Covid-19 patients

The Czech Republic has called for international assistance in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic. The Czech Ministry of Health has started negotiating with Germany, Switzerland and Poland about the possibility to transport dozens of patients needing intensive care abroad.

Many Czech hospitals have reached the limit of their capacity to treat patients in intensive care units, following an upsurge in serious cases of Covid-19.

Requests for the transport of patients abroad must be sent to the Health Ministry by the attending physician.

Author: Ruth Fraňková