China News Service, March 30. According to British media reports, as New Crown Pneumonia was raging in Europe, Germany, which has relatively abundant medical resources, began sending military aircraft to Italy and France to receive critical treatment in Germany.
On March 25th local time, in Hillersheim, Germany, staff and volunteers converted the city hall into a medical center for the treatment of patients with the new coronavirus. The picture shows the reconstruction site of the Hillersheim Treatment Center.
According to reports, on the 28th local time, a German Air Force plane landed in Bergamo, northern Italy, to transport six Italian patients to Cologne, Germany for treatment.
The Luftwaffe can transport the critically ill Airbus A400M transport aircraft. It also flew to the severely affected Alsace in eastern France on the 29th, taking two patients with severe illness to southern Germany for treatment.
The German foreign ministry noted that so far 30 French patients have been treated in Germany. In the next few days, German hospitals are expected to accept more patients from Italy.
German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer emphasized that in the most critical moments, assisting friends is a matter of course, and Europe must be united.
Previously, due to the severe epidemic in Lombardia in northern Italy and severe shortage of medical manpower and respirators, the Italian Air Force has sent six patients to Germany and is currently receiving treatment in Berlin, Hamburg and other places.
According to data from the Italian Civil Defense Department, as of 18:00 local time on March 29, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Italy has increased to 97,689, and the cumulative number of deaths has reached 10,779. Compared with 18:00 on the 28th, 5217 new cases were confirmed and 756 deaths were added. New confirmed cases continue to show a downward trend.