China Builds 1000 Bed Hospital in 8 Days (Photos)

China Builds 1000 Bed Hospital in 8 Days (Photos)

Chinese government started and completed the construction of an emergency hospital within eight days, for the treatment of coronavirus patients.

Professionals and Engineers from across the country were reportedly deployed. to help speed up construction.

The hospital which sits on 60,000-square metre has space for 1,000 beds and 30 intensive care wards, and was constructed by a team of over 7,000 carpenters, plumbers, electricians and other specialists, who worked day and night.

According to Chinese Health officials, the hospital is only for patients with officially confirmed coronavirus infections who were transferred from other facilities. A second new hospital is currently under construction in Wuhan and is set to be completed on February 5, 2020.

So far over 361 people have reportedly been killed by the virus, with about 17,000 persons testing positive to the Virus.