The UAE builds new COVID-19 field hospitals

Three new field hospitals aren set to open in Abu Dhabi to treat COVID-19 patients
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The UAE builds new COVID-19 field hospitals

The UAE government and authorities are taking advanced actions to treat a potential surge of coronavirus patients. The virus has now infected over 2.5 million people worldwide, of which 7,755 has been recorded in the UAE.



In addition to the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) field hospital and several fever clinics that have launched in a short span of time across the country, the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has announced that it is soon to launch three new field hospitals under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.


Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office had recently inspected two of the field hospitals in Abu Dhabi. One is located at the Emirates Humanitarian City in Mohammed bin Zayed City. The hospital has the capacity of 1200 beds and over 200 healthcare professionals. The other facility is located in Adnec and has the capacity of 1,000 beds and over 150 healthcare professionals.



SEHA’s field hospital in Dubai will be the second one in the city. The new field hospital will be located at Dubai Parks and Resorts. It will have the capacity of 1,200 beds and over 200 healthcare professionals.

 Each facility includes lounge areas, fitness equipment, walking tracks and entertainment for the medical staff and recovering patients.



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