Da Nang officially sets up Tien Son field hospital
18:52 | 22/08/2020

VGP – Da Nang City’s People’s Committee on August 22 has decided to establish 500-bed Tien Son field hospital inside a sport center in Da Nang City-the country’s largest coronavirus hotspot.

Each of the rooms in Tien Son field hospital is kept in a safe manner to isolate communicable diseases and to maintain natural ventilation. - Photo: VGP/Luu Huong

The hospital will allocate 480 beds for Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms and 20 for critically ill cases.

The hospital is equipped with modern facilities including a smart data processing system.

200 medical workers have been dispatched to the hospital and 200 volunteer students have been trained to provide reception, patient care, and on-the-spot testing.

As of early August 22, Viet Nam confirmed 1009 COVID-19 infection cases, 527 of whom are linked to Da Nang City.

547 COVID-19 patients were declared clear of the virus and recovered their health, accounting for 54.2%.

The nation has recorded 25 deaths of COVID-19 so far.

By Thuy Dung

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