Patients will be evacuated by train from Grand Est to Nouvelle-Aquitaine. - JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP

Patient transfers are continuing between Grand-Est and Nouvelle-Aquitaine. A new medical train will leave this Friday with 24 patients with Covid-19 coronavirus to reach Poitiers, then Bordeaux. Six patients will in particular be treated at the CHU Pellegrin in Bordeaux according to the information from 20 Minutes.

Departure of SAMU33 teams by TGV to bring patients from the Grand-Est region, with the help of Red Cross rescuers. @CHUBordeaux @SUdF_Officiel @SNCF @CroixRouge

- Tentillier Eric (@TentillierE) April 2, 2020

The hospitals of Niort, La Rochelle, Limoges, Dax and Mont-de-Marsan should also receive patients, says Center-Presse. Transport will be by ambulance and helicopter to reach certain cities. Nursing staff from New Aquitaine left this Thursday morning to help hospitals in the Grand-Est.

Coronavirus in Bordeaux: The Girondins bus will transport nursing staff to the Grand-Est via @ 20minutesBord

- 20minutesbordeaux (@ 20minutesbord) April 1, 2020

The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, more spared than others for the moment, is regularly contacted by the authorities to receive new patients. Last weekend, it received 54 patients in three days by air or rail.


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Coronavirus in Bordeaux: The Girondins bus will transport medical staff to the Grand-Est

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