Many employees of the Danish health care system is infected with coronaviruses.

the Capital Region, informs bbc News that the 114 employees on the 29. march was sick because of the Covid-19. It is only employees who are confirmed infected.

According to the Statens Serum Institut was there at the same time a total of 1.214 persons in the Capital Region, which had been infected with the corona.

the Region reports that they are infected primarily employed in hospitals, but will not go into details with further information about the sick.

the Region has declined to pose for an interview about the case, but regionsdirektør Svend Særkjær writes in an email that the figure seen with his eyes are not alarming at the present time.

– It is not serious and within the expected. But we, of course, follow all the time the situation closely. The coating on the hospitals right now are relatively low, and we have sufficient staff at work. We are in full swing to upgrade the skills of employees that can be included in the staffing at the intensivafdelingerne, when the epidemic peaks, and when we plan the capacity, we take into account absence due to sickness, he writes.

Joachim Hoffmann-Petersen, who is chairman of the Danish society for Anaesthesia and Intensive Medicine, is more concerned.

– It is very, very problematic. It confirms the picture we have seen in Italy and Spain with quite a lot of health care workers becoming infected. The problem is that when healthcare workers are infected, they are people and can not help. There is also a risk that they will infect patients, before they get to be people. It is no doubt that there are staff who infect each other. And unfortunately there are enough staff, which is infecting patients, he says.

Data from the Italian authorities have shown that about nine percent of those infected are health-care professionals.