Passengers of a cruise ship arrive at a medical facility before opening the hospital Aichi Okazaki February 19, 4:58
A bus carrying passengers arrives at the `` Fujita Medical University Okazaki Medical Center '' in Okazaki City, Aichi Prefecture, which will accept some of the passengers of the cruise ship where outbreaks of the new coronavirus have been confirmed Did.
The Fujita Medical University Okazaki Medical Center in Okazaki City, which will open on April 1, will accept some of the crew and passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which has been confirmed to be infected with a new type of coronavirus. Has become.
The first three buses, carrying 24 people who had been confirmed infected but had no symptoms, and their family and 8 accompanying guests, arrived shortly after 2:00 am on the 19th.
After suitcases and other luggage were brought in, the passengers got off the bus one by one and headed to the entrance of the facility with blue seats.
Because hospitals are unable to provide medical care before opening, doctors and nurses provide health consultations and provide meals as "detention facilities."
In the hospital, the living area of the recipients is limited to the sickroom area from the 4th floor to the 6th floor of the 7-story building, so that they can not go out at all, the corresponding medical staff wear protective clothing, etc. It means taking all possible measures to ensure that the infection does not spread to the local population and staff.
In the future, it plans to accept up to 170 people over several days.