One of them is converted from the Hoc Mon regional general hospital with 700 beds and 610 medical staff.

The second, namely the Nguyen Tri Phuong COVID-19 treatment hospital, is located in District 5, having 250 medical staff and offering 200 beds.

A doctor examines asymptomatic COVID-19 patients with underlying medical conditions

The third, called the temporary COVID-19 hospital No.11, is located in Thu Duc City, with 950 staff and 5,500 beds.

Meanwhile, the temporary COVID-19 hospital No.12, also in Thu Duc City, has 4,000 beds served by 700 staff members. 

To date, the city has 37 hospitals for treating COVID-19 patients, with their total number of beds amounting to about 55,000.

According to the city’s Centre for Disease Control (HCDC), the southern economic hub has recorded 67,990 COVID-19 cases so far, with the number of people under quarantine reaching 47,082 as of July 27 morning.

Source: VNA