New Hospital Being Built in China for Coronavirus Outbreak
A new 1,000-bed hospital just for patients septic with the coronavirus that has caused 830 confirmed illnesses and 26 deaths in China is expected to be completed in the city of Wuhan by Feb. 3, officials aforesaid Friday.
The prefab hospital being built in Wuhan is sculptural after one that was built in Beijing in just six years during the severe acute respiratory syndrome eruption in 2003, the Associated Press according. The eruption has triggered precautions crosswise China. In Beijing, major public events have been canceled and tourer destinations so much as the out City and Shanghai Disneyland have been closed.
Meanwhile, other countries have according cases of the new coronavirus. South Korea and Japan some confirmed their second cases Friday, and Singapore confirmed its third. Cases have been detected in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and the United States, the AP according.
In the United States, the new coronavirus has been confirmed in a man who traveled back to Washington state from Wuhan, CBS News according. On Friday, health officials proclaimed that a Chicago woman in her 60s was known as the second U.S. patient to be diagnosed with the virus. As of Friday morning, 10 patients in California, one in Texas, and one in Tennessee were all being held in isolation, as doctors wait for test results from the U.S. Centers for illness Control and bar to determine whether the patients have the coronavirus, CBS News according.