Under the coronavirussets took in Denmark work, the employees at the Danish hospitals, where 82 people have now admitted - 18 of them in intensive departments.
It also means that healthcare providers need more hands. It is expected that the 580,000 danes can be infected with corona virus in the first wave of the virus in the spring.
Therefore, all the five regions of the country created job banks, where citizens can turn if they have a healthcare background and is ready to help.
on Tuesday evening had 9.680 danes volunteered, and it thanked the health minister Magnus Heunicke (S) them at a press conference in the prime minister's office.
- In the 48 hours has close to 10,000 people signed up. It is students, people who are retired recently and other health professions.
- To all of you: Thank you for reporting you. We need you, said Magnus Heunicke on Tuesday evening.
It is a mixture of nurse and medical students, social assistants, retired nurses and doctors and sundhedsuddannede, who has since left the profession, which offers regions the help.
Widespread infection with coronavirus are undeniably a reality in Denmark, told Magnus Heunicke at the press conference on Tuesday.
- It puts big demands on our health care system in order to cushion the most.
- the Health service is working diligently to utilize every time to the same critical capacity as respirators, employees and testkapacitet, said Magnus Heunicke.
954 respirators are currently ready in the hospitals for possible coronapatienter,, he stated.
Chairman of the Danish Regions, the Stephanie Lose (V) call in a press release the many danes offers of help for the 'invaluable'.
- It is very reassuring, when we can see that the development with corona virus can go fast, and it can be current with many, that can take hold, says Stephanie Lose.
In all, 977 people found infected with the coronavirus in Denmark.
Four people with virus have died, but it is not known whether it is the direct cause of the deaths. They all had other serious diseases.
Out of the 580,000 danes, which, according to the Danish Health and medicines authority are liable to be infected in the spring, assessed 11.000 having at the hospital.
2900 will have needs for intensive treatment, assess the Health.