The Italians from Bergamo, arrived on Sunday evening in Hamburg, two of them were taken into the Bundeswehr hospital in the Hanseatic city, a spokeswoman said on Monday. Two more came into the Bundeswehr hospital Westerstede, in lower Saxony. A special Airbus A310 MedEvac, the air force had flown on the weekend, a total of twelve Italians to Germany, next to Hamburg and Westerstede on clinics in Cologne, Bonn, Bochum and Koblenz distributed. In Hamburg University hospital Eppendorf (UKE) had previously taken two of the novel Coronavirus ill patients from France, such as the health authority announced. The women had been brought in on Saturday evening by plane to Hamburg.

Hamburg’s health Senator Cornelia Prüfer-Storcks (SPD) had spoken of an act of solidarity: “at The Moment we are in a Situation in Hamburg, that we have these capacities that we can practice solidarity. (…) But of course we can’t guarantee that over the entire route.“

Also, the Asklepios clinics have shown themselves to be ready to shoot and want to shoot at the location in Hamburg-Harburg up to ten Italian patients.