Workers put in place a temporary hospital ward made of shipping containers outside the Seoul Medical Centre on Thursday. Photo: AP Workers put in place a temporary hospital ward made of shipping containers outside the Seoul Medical Centre on Thursday. Photo: AP
Workers put in place a temporary hospital ward made of shipping containers outside the Seoul Medical Centre on Thursday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: South Korea uses shipping containers for hospital beds amid resurgence

  • With the number of cases rising to 700 from just 100 in a month, two public hospitals in the capital have been forced to build makeshift treatment facilities
  • Health minister warns that country is in ‘critical situation’ and that the coronavirus ‘has been spreading widely in cold weather’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Workers put in place a temporary hospital ward made of shipping containers outside the Seoul Medical Centre on Thursday. Photo: AP Workers put in place a temporary hospital ward made of shipping containers outside the Seoul Medical Centre on Thursday. Photo: AP
Workers put in place a temporary hospital ward made of shipping containers outside the Seoul Medical Centre on Thursday. Photo: AP
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