The number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in Hong Kong continues to rise. The Social Welfare Department announced today (25th) that the quarantine centers located in Halls 9 and 6 of AsiaWorld-Expo will be converted into respite centers from today and tomorrow (26th) in advance , receiving mild or asymptomatic confirmed elderly and disabled persons, providing a total of 540 beds.
AsiaWorld-Expo Quarantine Center.
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The quarantine center in Hall 11 of AsiaWorld-Expo was converted into a temporary care center yesterday (24th). Halls 9 and 6 were originally scheduled to be converted into temporary care centers on Tuesday (27th) and Wednesday (28th). The SWD announced today that the two centers will be converted to early use today and tomorrow respectively.
According to the SWD, the respite centers in Hall 9 and Hall 6 of AWE provide 270 beds each.
The Hospital Authority will cooperate with private medical institutions to provide medical support for the center. The care services of the center are provided by Fubao International Development Co., Ltd. and Jia Tao (Hong Kong) Holdings Co., Ltd. respectively.
The SWD has announced earlier that residential care residents who are close contacts will no longer be arranged to go to the quarantine center for quarantine.
The SWD stated that it will continue to closely monitor the development of the epidemic, and will coordinate with relevant policy bureaus and departments to quickly mobilize resources and venues to meet the epidemic prevention needs of residential care homes and protect the health of residents of residential care homes.
The Quarantine Center of the AsiaWorld-Expo provides 810 beds to the nursing home, and close contacts do not need to be quarantined｜The uncle wants to go home, and the mother-in-law with dementia is uneasy The number of severe cases has been reduced by 40%, and the AsiaWorld-Expert Museum has been transferred to the standby AsiaWorld-Expo Museum. Doctors and nurses work together to fight the epidemic, and patients support each other while busy