Germany is ready to accept patients from other EU countries

Germany is ready to accept patients with coronavirus from other countries of the European Union, and to pay the costs for their treatment, reports TASS with reference to the statement of the health Minister of the country Jens Punks.

"Has the willingness and the opportunities necessary to adopt a new foreign patients the Costs of treatment takes on Germany, it is our understanding of European solidarity," said span.

He added that at present in hospitals in Germany treated for the coronavirus more than 200 patients-foreigners from the EU. According to Ministry of health of the country, Germany is still about 13 thousand free beds in intensive care.

December 31, 2019, the Chinese government announced the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent is a new type of coronavirus, which has the official name COVID-19. March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.