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Coronavirus: Ukraine’s Hospitals in Ukraine grappling with surge in COVID-19 cases

A medical college in western Ukraine has been transformed into a temporary hospital as the coronavirus inundates the Eastern European country.The foyer of the college in the city of Lviv holds 50 beds for COVID-19 patients, and 300 more are placed in lecture halls and auditoriums to accommodate the overflow of people seeking care at a packed emergency hospital nearby.The head of the hospital’s therapy division, Marta Sayko, said the college space has doubled treatment capacity. She hopes a broad lockdown ordered Friday will reduce the burden on the Ukrainian health care system.“Considering that now the number of cases is …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya