Pulmonology in Amadora-Sintra stops admitting patients covid-19 .




Fernando da Fonseca Hospital (Amadora-Sintra)

After five cases of covid-19 were detected among patients admitted to Hospital Prof. Dr. Fernando Fonseca, also known as Amadora-Sintra, the pulmonology service stopped receiving new patients for hospitalization, according to a source at the hospital.

The same source explained to the agency Lusa that the hospital detected last Thursday the case of a patient infected with coronavirus at the Pulmonology Service, “where he was hospitalized for another pathology and with a previous negative test”.

According to the hospital, more than a hundred health professionals have already been tested in 24 hours and all have been negative. There are currently 42 patients with covid-19 in the ward and eight in the Intensive Care Unit.