The situation in the hospitals of the French department Grand Est is dire. Cross-border solidarity is now on display.

According to information obtained by RTL, three infected patients have arrived in Luxembourg in order to be hospitalised on Monday. Another two arrived on Tuesday.

French sources state that four people were transported by Air Rescue helicopters from Mulhouse to Luxembourg.

In order to help the saturated French hospital sector, other neighbouring regions are also showing solidarity. Other French patients are currently being evacuated to Germany and Switzerland.

About 500 infected patients remain in reanimation units in the Grand Est department. An approximate total of 280 patients have died of coronavirus. As of Monday evening, over 16,900 patients tested positive in France. Among the hardest-hit regions is the department of Grand Est with about 3,400 confirmed cases.

RTL

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