HONG KONG - The AsiaWorld-Expo community treatment center for COVID-19 patients opened on Saturday, boosting the Hospital Authority’s bed capacity by 500.
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Coronavirus patients aged between 18 and 60 and in stable condition will stay at the facility, easing the pressure on public hospitals, according to Hospital Authority's Tin Shui Wai Hospital Consultant (Accident & Emergency) Larry Lee.
China Daily photographer Calvin Ng captures facilities in the center before the first batch of around 20 patients was admitted on Saturday.
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