The helios-frankenwald hospital now only accepts emergency cases. This message reaches the editorial office on late tuesday afternoon (24).November 2020).
The clinic’s press spokesman, stefan studtrucker, explains: "by order of the district administration, the frankenwaldklinik is currently only accepting emergency and covid patients." Deliveries are also still recorded. Appointment patients and other treatment cases will have to wait accordingly: "patients whose treatment appointments have to be postponed because of this will be contacted by our secretariats." The mabnahme is valid temporarily until 7. December, says the press spokesman.
What are the reasons for this decision?
How it came to this decision of the health office, cannot be said on tuesday evening yet with certainty. The district administration will comment on this on wednesday, explains press spokesman alexander loffler. Also clinic press speaker studtrucker can call in the evening still no exact reason.
Most recently, two PCR series tests were carried out at the frankenwald clinic with all employees and patients, twice involving around 660 swabs. 38 employees are still in quarantine on tuesday. No corona case is currently being treated in the intensive care unit. 29 patients are isolated in normal wards due to covid 19 infection.
The incidence value announced by the district office on tuesday evening is 290.67. This means that the district of kronach has one of the highest rates in germany.