US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The total number of doctors infected in Italy with the COVID-19 coronavirus exceeded 10 thousand people, the union of medical workers of local hospitals Anaao-Assomed said on Thursday.
According to these data, approximately 20% of them are doctors. Many Italian paramedics are currently receiving treatment in intensive care units.
On Thursday, a professional association of Italian doctors, Fnomceo, announced the death of two more colleagues infected with a coronavirus. Now the total number of doctors who died on the Apennines during the epidemic is 69 people.
Italy ranks first in Europe for the spread of coronavirus. According to the latest official data released on Wednesday evening by the head of the Civil Defense Service, Angelo Borrelli, over 110 thousand cases of infection with a new type of virus have already been recorded on the Apennines, almost 17 thousand patients recovered, the number of victims was 13155 people.
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