Thailand builds Covid-19 hospital in Bangkok airport amid surge in cases

Thai volunteers on Wednesday turned a cargo warehouse at Bangkok’s Don Muang Airport into a 1,800-bed field hospital for COVID-19 patients with less severe symptoms, as the country deals with its biggest outbreak hasta la fecha.

The Southeast Asian nation reported a daily record of 16,533 casos nuevos, más 133 new deaths on Wednesday, bringing the total accumulated cases to 543,361 y 4,397 fallecidos.
Workers drilled walls for toilet installations and set up beds and blankets.
    This is a level 1+ field hospital where it can receive a large number of patients, who have less severe symptoms,” Rienthong Nanna, director of Mongkutwattana Hospital, dijo a Reuters.
      But if patientsconditions deteriorate, they will be moved to our other field hospital called Pitak Rachan (Protect the King) Field Hospital,” él agregó.
        Workers prepare mattresses and blankets for the cardboard beds at the Covid-19 field hospital inside a warehouse at the Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok on July 27, 2021.

        Rienthong, a retired major-general and an ultra-royalist leader, said the field hospital was not up and running yet as more preparations were needed.
        The number of infections will continue to climb and more field hospitals will be needed, él agregó.
          Rienthong and volunteers held a small ceremony on the occasion of King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s 69th birthday to unofficially inaugurate their third field hospital namedTai Rom Prabaramee”, cazador de ribera. “under the glory of His Majesty”.
            The spike in Covid-19 cases in the capital has put pressure on the city’s health system and the government has faced public criticism over a slow rollout of vaccines.
            Thailand aims to inoculate 50 million people by the end of the year, but so far only 5.6% of its more than 66 million population are fully vaccinated, tiempo 19.2% have received at least one dose.

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