Containers have been set up as a makeshift medical facility on the grounds of a hospital in Daegu, the centre of South Korea’s coronavirus outbreak, as officials address the shortage of hospital beds in the city. Photo: EPA-EFEContainers have been set up as a makeshift medical facility on the grounds of a hospital in Daegu, the centre of South Korea’s coronavirus outbreak, as officials address the shortage of hospital beds in the city. Photo: EPA-EFE
Containers have been set up as a makeshift medical facility on the grounds of a hospital in Daegu, the centre of South Korea’s coronavirus outbreak, as officials address the shortage of hospital beds in the city. Photo: EPA-EFE

South Korean coronavirus patient dies at home as 600 wait for hospital beds in Daegu

  • About 500 patients are currently hospitalised in Daegu, but officials plan to increase the number of beds to 2,000 next week
  • Medical experts have suggested using sports stadiums and training centres as temporary hospitals, and only admitting serious cases to medical facilities

Topic |   Coronavirus South Korea
Containers have been set up as a makeshift medical facility on the grounds of a hospital in Daegu, the centre of South Korea’s coronavirus outbreak, as officials address the shortage of hospital beds in the city. Photo: EPA-EFEContainers have been set up as a makeshift medical facility on the grounds of a hospital in Daegu, the centre of South Korea’s coronavirus outbreak, as officials address the shortage of hospital beds in the city. Photo: EPA-EFE
Containers have been set up as a makeshift medical facility on the grounds of a hospital in Daegu, the centre of South Korea’s coronavirus outbreak, as officials address the shortage of hospital beds in the city. Photo: EPA-EFE
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