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Danang Field Hospital officially opens

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DANANG – The Danang Committee for Disease Control (Danang CDC) on August 22 officially opened the Danang City Field Hospital designed for treating Covid-19 patients.

Temporarily renovated from the Tien Son Indoor Stadium in Hai Chau District, this is the first city-scale field hospital in this central city.

Accordingly, the 500-bed field hospital operates as a medical center managed by Danang Hospital. In the first phase, it accommodates 300 beds. Health care workers will be mobilized, depending on actual demands.

Previously, on August 5, the Danang Field Hospital, built and sponsored by Sun Group, was handed over to the Danang People’s Committee with an aim to help Danang fight against Covid-19.

Besides, according to a newsletter on August 21, 2020 by Danang CDC, from July 24, 2020 to 6 p.m., August 21, 2020, Danang diagnosed 369 cases of Covid-19. In which, 243 patients were being treated at medical facilities in the city.

By Nhan Tam

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