Koranyi Pulmonary Hospital inaugurates new Covid patient unit

Budapest's Koranyi Pulmonary Hospital has inaugurated a new unit that will be used to care for Covid-19 patients, Human Resources Minister Miklos Kasler told an online press conference on Friday.

The new unit will house four intensive care wards and five rehabilitation wards, Kasler said.

The minister noted that the government has ordered disinfection measures in forty health-care institutions and a series of renovations in the sector as part of its response to the pandemic.

The Koranyi Pulmonary Hospital is one of several institutions that have undergone a full renovation, he said, adding that the upgrade of the 550sqm hospital building cost 360 million forints (EUR 1m).

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