UAE gets four new field hospitals

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Four new field hospitals have come up in the UAE’s northern emirates to care for COVID-19 patients.

They have been set up at the Sharjah Expo Centre, Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Centre, Sheikh Khalifa Hall in Umm Al Quwain, and the Fujairah Exhibition Centre.

According to the ministry of health and prevention, the facilities have a combined capacity of 5,000 beds.

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ajman are the other emirates that already have field hospitals.

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