The temporary hospital with the most beds in Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak in central China's Hubei Province, has discharged a total of over 1,000 people as of March 1, according to local authorities.
The Jianghan temporary hospital, converted from Wuhan International Conference and Exhibition Center, started receiving patients from February 5. It is equipped with 1,564 beds and over 1,100 staff, according to the provincial epidemic prevention and control headquarters.
The hospital had received a total of 1,830 patients, the most in temporary hospitals in Wuhan, by the end of February 29, and a total of 1,072 patients had been discharged from the hospital as of March 1, the headquarters said.
As of February 28, Wuhan had over 5,000 spare beds in its 16 temporary hospitals, which were converted from gyms, exhibition centers and other facilities to cope with a shortage of beds amid the coronavirus outbreak.