05 April 2020 – Sent medical resources to Dutch Caribbean

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Medical products and medicines
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Dutch Government has sent essential medical equipment, protective gear and medicines to Sint Maarten to treat people with COVID-19 in the Dutch Caribbean.

The resources provide for six extra intensive care units in Sint Maarten hospital to treat all patients from the islands. The Dutch Government is arranging to send additional medical personnel too.
Full details here: https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/coronavirus-covid-19/nieuws/2020/04/05/medische-apparatuur-en-medicijnen-voor-behandeling-corona-patienten-op-weg-naar-sint-maarten