07 April 2020 – 1147 beds available in reception centres provided by the Armed Forces

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase patient capacity
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Reception centers provided by the Armed Forces have «1147 beds available. The Minister of National Defense, João Gomes Cravinho, said that the Armed Forces have at the disposal of the National Health Service a set of reception centers that allow them to support the hospital network to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Full details here: https://www.portugal.gov.pt/pt/gc22/comunicacao/noticia?i=centros-de-acolhimento-fornecidos-pelas-forcas-armadas-tem-1147-camas-disponiveis