China’s Wuhan to build second designated hospital to treat coronavirus patients

Picture uploaded to social media on January 25, 2020 by the Central Hospital of Wuhan show medical staff, in Wuhan, China. — Reuters pic
Picture uploaded to social media on January 25, 2020 by the Central Hospital of Wuhan show medical staff, in Wuhan, China. — Reuters pic

BEIJING, Jan 25 — China’s Wuhan city, the centre of the outbreak of the new coronavirus, will build a second dedicated hospital to treat patients, state media the People’s Daily reported on Saturday.

Construction of hospital, designed to have 1,300 beds, is scheduled to be completed in half a month.

Construction has started on the first dedicated hospital and is due to be finished by February 3.

The virus outbreak has killed 41 and infected more than 1,300 globally — Reuters

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