(ČIA) The CovPoint team, composed of representatives of CzechInvest, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic and the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, ensured the acquisition of five devices of Electric Impedance Tomography (EIT). They will help patients with a severe course of COVID-19. The project was coordinated by persons from the General University Hospital in Prague, the 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University and LINET. The purchase price of one device is approximately CZK 2 million. The Ministry of Industry and Trade is now looking for funds for purchasing EIT also for hospitals in Hradec Králové, Brno and Ostrava.