A look into 3,000-bed field hospital in HCMC

20:00 13/07/2021
A field hospital with a capacity of 3,000 beds was set up on July 7 in Thu Duc, Ho Chi Minh City, amid the current COVID-19 outbreak in the city.

Every day, it can receive and examine some 500 COVID patients.

60 armed officers and soldiers of the city work as a support force, providing logistic supplies for the field hospital.

The field hospital has been renovated from a high apartment building in Thu Duc city.

Military personnel delivering meals to patients at treatment area.

The hospital still receives many patients through the night.

Medical staff inquires after the health of COVID-19 patients without serious symptoms.

Patients arrive at night waiting for being hospitalized.

Electric fans are used to cool the patient's rooms.

Doctors clean the field hospital.

A coach carrying patients arrives at the hospital.

The hospital admits some 500 patients per a day on average.


A mother and her baby at the field hospital.

By DT