HCM City sets up four more COVID-19 hospitals

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s biggest pandemic hotspot and the country’s most crowded city, decided to establish another four COVID-19 treatment hospitals, which together accommodate 10,400 beds.

One of them is converted from the Hoc Mon regional general hospital with 700 beds and 610 medical staff.

The second, namely the Nguyen Tri Phuong COVID-19 treatment hospital, is located in District 5, having 250 medical staff and offering 200 beds.

The third, called the temporary COVID-19 hospital No.11, is located in Thu Duc City, with 950 staff and 5,500 beds. Meanwhile, the temporary COVID-19 hospital No.12, also in Thu Duc City, has 4,000 beds served by 700 staff members.

To date, the city has 37 hospitals providing treatment for COVID-19 patients, with their total number of beds amounting to about 55,000./.