A partnership between public and private health sectors reached.
The Australian government has made a deal with the states and the private hospital system that will bring over 34,000 more beds into rotation as the number of people with COVID-19 grows.
— 7NEWS Australia (@7NewsAustralia) March 31, 2020
Discussions over this deal continued long into the night over the weekend, and Hunt said this agreement represents “the
A third of intensive care units are within the private system, and they will now be available to COVID-19 patients as a result of this announcement.