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UAE video: New Covid-19 field hospital opens in Sharjah

Sharjah - The hospital is one of seven Covid field hospitals set to open across the UAE.

By Wam

Published: Sun 28 Mar 2021, 5:22 PM

Last updated: Sun 28 Mar 2021, 5:23 PM

The Mohammed Bin Zayed Field Hospital for Covid patients was inaugurated on Sunday by Sheikh Salem Bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, Head of the Ruler’s Office.

Also watch: Covid field hospital opens in Ajman

The 7,000-square-metre hospital features 204 beds, 48 of which are intensive care units and 156 of which are meant for patients with moderate to severe cases of Covid.

The hospital employs 75 doctors, 231 nurses and 44 technicians and auxiliary personnel to provide patients with the best quality of care.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention had announced earlier in March that seven Covid field hospitals are set to open in the UAE this month, with one opening in Ajman earlier this month.

These facilities will have a total of 2,058 beds, of which 292 will be dedicated to critical cases.

“Equipped with the latest medical technologies, the hospitals will be able to provide exceptional treatment to Covid patients,” the ministry said.

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