02 April 2020 – Portugal to double ventilation capacity

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase in medical supplies and equipment
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: We received 140 non-invasive ventilators on loan, most of them already delivered throughout the country. In addition, around 900 were purchased by the Central Administration of the Health System, some of which are already in Portugal. 144 will arrive next Sunday
Full details here: https://www.portugal.gov.pt/pt/gc22/comunicacao/noticia?i=portugal-vai-duplicar-capacidade-de-ventilacao