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Field hospital ready for COVID-19 patients

 Me Linh field hospital was built within the campus of a general hospital, which had been left unused for years in Hanoi’s outlying district of Me Linh.


Me Linh general hospital had been left unused since mid-2018 (Photo: VNA)



The hospital has now been turned into a 250-bed facility to serve treatment of COVID-19 patients (Photo: VNA)




Covering an area of 12 ha, the facility is capable of providing services like diagnosis and even treatment to COVID-19 patients in serious conditions (Photo: VNA)



Me Linh field hospital is now ready to treat COVID-19 patients (Photo: VNA)




The construction unit has mobilised 300-600 workers to finish (Photo: VNA)



Me Linh field hospital under construction, March 2020 (Photo: VNA)



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