Kyiv city hall will need USD 8.7 million to deploy the temporary hospitals in Palace of Sport and exhibition centres. Maksym Stepanov, the Healthcare Minister said so as quoted by Interfax-Ukraine news agency.
We got a word from the authority in Kyiv about the location of temporary mobile hospitals - it could be either the Exhibition Centre or the Palace of Sport. They counted it would take 245 million hryvnyas", Stepanov said.
According to him, temporary mobile hospitals will allow to increase the hospital bed capacity in Kyiv by 500 beds; 1,200 medical staff is necessary to service the treatment procedure in such hospitals.
Earlier, we reported that the Palace of Sport in Kyiv could be turned into a hospital for those sick with Covid-19.
Over the last 24 hours, doctors confirmed 8,312 new cases of infection with coronavirus in Ukraine. 378,729 people got sick since the pandemic reached this country. 7,041 of these died (+173 per 24 hours), and 155,026 recovered (+3,394 per day).