NL needs 4.5 million medical masks per week; ICU admissions climb to 1,409

The Netherlands needs 4.5 million medical masks and respirators per week to protect healthcare workers against the coronavirus Covid-19, Minister Martin van Rijn for Medical Care said on television program Op1 on Monday. The Netherlands ordered 30 million masks and respirators on the world market, he said, calling it “an absolute bonanza” as the world still faces a shortage of protective gear.Submitted by Janene Pieters on April 7, 2020 – 07:44

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