Covid-19 rush: Workers to finish Da Nang field hospital in four days

By Gia Chinh   August 2, 2020 | 08:22 pm GMT+7

A Covid-19 field hospital with 2,000 beds is being set up post haste in a Da Nang sports center.

The Tien Son Sport Center in Hai Chau District has had its equipment and offices removed and cleaned up by Saturday for a field hospital to be erected at the location as requested by the Da Nang Party Committee.

All equipment and offices of the Tien Son Sport Center in Da Nang’s Hai Chau District were removed and cleaned up by Saturday for a field hospital to be set up on request of the Da Nang Party Committee.

Around 50 workers set up scaffoldings to build electrical systems for the hospital.The field hospital is expected to be completed in three days, with all materials and human resources funded by a business.

Around 50 workers set up scaffoldings to build electrical systems for the hospital. The field hospital is expected to be completed in four days, with all materials and human resources funded by a company.

An engineer for the project sketches a blueprint for a hospital room. Hospital rooms are expected to be made from steel frames, spanning 2.4m on each side.

An engineer for the field hospital project sketches a blueprint for a room. The rooms will be formed with steel frames.

A worker cleans up the audience area. The area would be used as a resting place for medical personnel and patients family members.

A worker cleans up the audience area, which will be used as a resting place for medical personnel and patients' family members.

Nguyen Tan Hoa, director of the sport center, said the cleaning and handing over of the center would be performed upon city authorities request.Our personnel would cooperate with the city to support with the construction and operation of the field hospital, he added.

The sport center's staff pack up to save their rooms to medical staff.

Security guards perform body temperature checks on anyone going in or getting out the construction site.

Security guards conduct body temperature checks on everyone entering or getting out the construction site.

A worker loads a plate onto a truck. After hospital rooms are basically completed, medical equipment would be added.

A worker unloads a sheet that will presumably form the walls of hospital rooms. After the basic structure of hospital rooms is completed, medical equipment will be added.

A worker carries a stack of plates on her shoulders.

A worker carries a stack of sheets on her shoulders.

Workers cut steel frames to their proper lengths as each hospital room is designed with their own sizes.

Workers cut steel frames to their proper lengths for hospital rooms of different sizes.

Over 700 beds would be erected first, of which 240 would be located on the floor of the main area while 500 others would be placed along corridors on the second and third floor. An additional 1,300 beds could be added in the future.The sport center can host around 6,000 people in the audience at the same time, according to the centers management.

Over 700 beds would be installed first, of which 240 would be located on the floor of the main area and the remaining 460 will be placed along corridors on the second and third floor. An additional 1,300 beds could be added in the future.
The sports center can host around 6,000 people in the audience at the same time, the center's management said.

The field hospital would help relieve burden from locked-down hospitals in the city: the Da Nang Hospital, the Da Nang Hospital C and the Physical Rehabilitation Hospital of Da Nang, said the citys party committee. Dozens of Covid-19 cases have been detected in these facilities over the past week, prompting their lockdowns.

The field hospital will relieve the burden of locked down hospitals in the city: the Da Nang Hospital, the Da Nang Hospital C and the Da Nang Physical Rehabilitation Hospital, the city's Party Committee said.

 
 
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