300-Bed Hospital Opened for COVID-19 Patients in Herat

A 300-bed hospital was opened in the western province of Herat on Saturday for COVID-19 patients, in the province where the highest number of coronavirus cases have been reported.

The hospital has been established from a converted hotel. A local businessman has turned it into a treatment center for COVID-19 patients.

This is the second center for coronavirus patients in the province; the first was a government-owned public hospital.

Local officials said the capacity of the new hospital will be increase to 1,000 beds if needed.

4 / April 2020