DORTMUND (GERMANY) – Borussia Dortmund took the field against the coronavirus.
One of the temples of German football, the Westfalen Stadion (now nicknamed Signal Iduna Park ), the stadium of Borussia Dortmund , becomes a field hospital in the days of the coronavirus emergency that has so far killed 1100 people in Germany.
The area of the North grandstand has been transformed into a care center for people affected by Covid-19.
Hans-Joachim Watzke, President of Borussia Dortmund: "Our symbolic stage against the fight against coronavirus".
“Our stadium is a symbol of the city, a fixed point for almost everyone in Dortmund and the surrounding area – underlines Hans-Joachim Watzke , president of the board of directors of Borussia – thanks to its infrastructural and spatial conditions, it is the ideal place to actively help people potentially infected or infected with Coronavirus, who complain of respiratory diseases and fever. We want to give people back what they have given us over the years ".
The north grandstand will be directly connected to a central diagnostic center, with tests carried out in the North Clinic, and will be a treatment center to assess the severity of the virus and decide whether the patient can continue to be treated on an outpatient basis or needs hospital treatment. . (article source, ANSA).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano