Ho Chi Minh City sets up temporary hospitals to treat moderately ill COVID-19 patients

Ho Chi Minh City sets up temporary hospitals to treat moderately ill COVID-19 patients

NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City has established eight temporary hospitals with nearly 300 beds each to treat moderately ill COVID-19 patients and people with underlying medical conditions as the number of COVID-19 cases rises, according to the municipal Department of Health. (Nov 17, 2021 06:42:38)

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