The lobby of the school within the metropolis of Lviv holds 50 beds for Covid-19 sufferers, and 300 extra are positioned in lecture halls and auditoriums to accommodate the overflow of individuals looking for care at a packed emergency hospital close by.
The pinnacle of the hospital’s remedy division, Marta Sayko, stated the school area has doubled therapy capability. She hopes a broad lockdown ordered Friday will cut back the burden on the Ukrainian well being care system.
“Contemplating that now the variety of circumstances is rising, extra sufferers arrive in a grave situation with indicators of respiratory failure,” Sayko stated.
The federal government’s wide-ranging lockdown closed faculties, gyms and leisure venues and prohibits desk service at eating places via Jan. 25. Ukraine, which has a inhabitants of 42 million, has reported greater than 1.1 million confirmed circumstances and almost 20,000 deaths.
Many medical employees have criticised the federal government for ordering the lockdown solely after the Christmas and New Yr’s holidays somewhat than threat angering the general public.