Guangzhou adding many beds for COVID-19

BY :China Daily

UPDATED :November 24, 2022


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Construction that began only a week ago on a makeshift hospital for the quarantine and treatment of COVID-19 patients has been completed in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.

The first plank house, with 896 new beds inside in the city's Huangpu district, was finished on November 21.

The makeshift hospital, mainly for treatment of asymptomatic carriers and people with light symptoms, will begin operations soon, according to the China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Group Co.

The plank houses are part of a large treatment facility inside the makeshift hospital in the Huangpu district. It has an area of 120,000 square meters and will provide more than 9,000 beds upon completion.
A makeshift hospital with 896 new beds in the Huangpu district of Guangzhou was completed on November 21. Construction of the facility began only a week ago. (Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn)
In the city's Baiyun district, construction of a large quarantine base, which is mainly used to isolate people being transferred from high-risk areas, was also finished on November 22.

The base, with a construction area of about 80,000 square meters, will provide some 63,000 beds for quarantine, according to sources in the company.

In Nansha district, construction of another quarantine base, the largest of its kind currently in Guangzhou, will also be completed soon, providing more than 80,000 beds for the isolation of people from high-risk areas, according to China Construction Fourth Engineering Bureau Group.
Source: China Daily
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