With infections on the rise at an accelerated pace, there is a very real possibility Hong Kong hospitals will exhaust their supply of isolation beds, two experts warned on March 30. Photo: May Tse

Coronavirus: as Covid-19 infections rise, strategy shift for Hong Kong’s hospital beds necessary, experts warn

  • Even with addition of 400 beds this week, if daily tally of confirmed cases continues at current pace, city’s isolation wards will soon be full
  • Young people with mild symptoms could be placed at quarantine facilities like Chung Yeung Estate in Fo Tan, government adviser says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
With infections on the rise at an accelerated pace, there is a very real possibility Hong Kong hospitals will exhaust their supply of isolation beds, two experts warned on March 30. Photo: May Tse
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