The kings have had several telephone conversations this Saturday with heads of hospitals in Valencia, Granada and Cuenca in which they have been informed of the latest data from these centers in their care for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Specifically, Felipe VI and Doña Letizia have spoken with representatives of the Doctor Peset Hospital in Valencia, the Virgen de las Nieves Hospital in Granada and the Virgen de la Luz Hospital in Cuenca and have sent all of them, according to Zarzuela, a message of thanks and encouragement to its professionals for their frontline work against COVID-19.
The manager of the Valencian center, Francisco Dolz, has explained to the kings that 700 positive cases have been diagnosed in his offices and they have had 365 patients admitted to the plant, of which 20 still remain in this situation.
There are still 9 in the ICU out of 45 that have come to be in their facilities.
Dolz was infected as well as another hundred health professionals from this hospital and one of whom has died.
For the Virgen de las Nieves hospital in Granada (which encompasses the General Hospital, the Maternal and Child Hospital and the HNTR of Neurotrauma), its managing director, María de los Ángeles García, explained the evolution of the data and the overload they have had have to support some areas.
On the positive side, the development of telemedicine, the solidarity of internal staff and external volunteers, and recognition of the missions of the Military Emergency Unit have been highlighted.
For his part, the managing director of the Cuenca hospital Virgen de la Luz, Ángel Pérez Sola, has also exposed the contrast between the current situation and that experienced in the worst moments of the crisis.
He has also reported the death of a primary care doctor and that 20 percent of its 2,500 professionals have been affected by the virus and more than a hundred are still on leave.