“Mobile hospital” arrives in China’s border city
The hospital, developed by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), was dispatched by the First Hospital of China Medical University. It consists of a remote consultation vehicle and an X-ray vehicle.
Nearly 100 CASIC “mobile hospitals” had played an important role in the fight against the epidemic in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, as crucial medical equipment of makeshift hospitals there.
In recent years, “mobile hospitals” have participated in many major rescue missions in China, including the fight against SARS and earthquake relief works.
Facing the mounting pressure of imported COVID-19 cases, Suifenhe started to build a temporary hospital last week, which has been ready for use. The hospital, converted from an office building, will provide 600 beds for asymptomatic cases and patients with mild symptoms.
Heilongjiang reported four new confirmed COVID-19 cases transmitted locally and 16 imported cases on Wednesday.