If it becomes absolutely necessary to transport a COVID-19 patient within a hospital or care facility, special protective measures must be considered.
According to the Robert Koch Institute, the same recommendations apply when transporting a COVID-19 patient within a hospital or care facility. In accordance with this, several important points must be observed before, during and after the transport of a person suffering from COVID-19.
Robert Koch Institute, recommendations from the Robert Koch Institute on hygiene measures in the treatment and care of patients with a SARS-CoV-2 infection, as of: 04/24/2020. https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Hygiene.html#h
Robert Koch-Institute, prevention and management of COVID-19 in care homes and nursing homes and facilities for people with disabilities, recommendations for care homes and nursing homes and facilities for people with disabilities and for the public health service, as of: 04/24/2020. https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Alten_Pflegeeinrichtung_Empfehlung.pdf?__blob=publicationFile