Philippines converts convention center into cabin hospital

2020-04-16 Editor : Li Ji ECNS App Download
Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus

(ECNS) -- Conversion of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) into a cabin hospital has neared completion after six days' work on Tuesday.

The hospital is divided into six zones equipped with 249 beds for COVID-19 patients.

Chinese medics assisting the Philippines fight against the deadly disease have advised on the hospital set-up and quarantine facilities.

Kenneth Ronquillo, assistant secretary of the Philippines Department of Health, expressed his gratitude to Chinese experts.

The Chinese team arrived in Manila on April 5 and brought with them a planeload of medical supplies.


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