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China builds hospital in 5 days due to new increase in coronavirus cases

He did it again! China has set up a hospital for Covid-19 patients for the second time in a row, proving how far ahead it is.

Last February, at the beginning of the pandemic, he had built a hospital in Wuhan in 10 days.

Today, Saturday, completed the construction of a new hospital of 1,500 rooms for patients with coronavirus. This time, in fact, it took only 5 days, overcoming herself.

Authorities set up the structure due to the new worrying increase in cases recorded recently.

The hospital is one of six – with a total of 6,500 rooms – in Nangong, Hebei Province, according to the Xinhua news agency.

Nationwide, the National Health Commission (NHC) reported 130 new confirmed cases – 90 of them in Hebei – in the last 24 hours until midnight on Friday.

The recent outbreak in northeast China came from travelers entering the country or from contaminated frozen imported food, the NHC said.

“Since December 2020, outbreaks have been reported in Beijing, Sichuan, Liaoning, Hebei and Heilongjiang,” a statement posted on the NHC website said.

“They mainly have the following characteristics. “First of all, they are all imported from abroad, caused by travelers from abroad, or [they are] contaminated imported cold chain products.”

The total number of infections remains well below what China had seen at the peak of the outbreak in early 2020, but concerns about a new wave rise a month before the Lunar New Year.

The increase comes as a team of World Health Organization researchers quarantined the city of Wuhan, where the disease was first identified in late 2019. The team plans to investigate the origins of the pandemic that has so far killed nearly two million people. worldwide.

The total number of confirmed infections from SARS-CoV-2 in mainland China is now 88,118, with the death toll remaining at 4,635.

Associated Press, ΑΠΕ

Source: politis.com.cy

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