Hong Kong’s public hospitals are preparing to double the number of designated coronavirus beds in the event of a surge in cases. Photo: Jelly Tse
Hong Kong’s public hospitals are preparing to double the number of designated coronavirus beds in the event of a surge in cases. Photo: Jelly Tse

Coronavirus: Hong Kong public hospitals prepare contingency plan to double number of Covid-19 patient beds to 5,000

  • Hospital Authority says plan to boost number of designated beds could be rolled out “if pandemic further worsens”
  • Health officials also reveal unvaccinated 27-month-old boy sent to hospital intensive care unit after contracting Covid-19 and developing croup

Hong Kong’s public hospitals are preparing to double the number of designated coronavirus beds in the event of a surge in cases. Photo: Jelly Tse
Hong Kong’s public hospitals are preparing to double the number of designated coronavirus beds in the event of a surge in cases. Photo: Jelly Tse
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