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Qatar opens 504-bed field hospital to treat Covid-19 patients

May 14, 2020

Qatar has opened a new 504-bed field hospital to support the existing Covid-19 hospitals. The Libsear field hospital located near Al Shahaniya- Dukhan Road has already started receiving patients.

The hospital consists of three building and has 504 single rooms with attached bathrooms. The hospital, which will treat expatriates men, already have around 100 patients who are recovering and are in stable condition, Dr Abdullah Rasheed Al Naimi, Clinical Lead of the hospital said during a media tour of the facility.

The field hospital, a joint collaboration between Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Defense, has all modern facilities and is manned by 70 staff members out of which 20 are doctors.

This is the second field hospital Qatar has opened recently. Few days back a 200-bed field hospital with a dedicated area for COVID-19 care opened for the workers in Industrial Area.