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Coronavirus: Turkey firm to construct coronavirus field hospital in Romania

Turkey's medical aid packages are being prepared for a military cargo plane, that will deliver them to United Kingdom to support the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Ankara, Turkey on April 10, 2020 [Hakan Nural - Anadolu Agency]
Turkey's medical aid packages are being prepared for a military cargo plane, that will deliver them to United Kingdom to support the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Ankara, Turkey on April 10, 2020 [Hakan Nural - Anadolu Agency]

Turkish mobile hospital provider SDI Global LLC has won a tender to build a €13.2 million field hospital in Romania which will be used to treat coronavirus infections.

The field hospital will be built in accordance with NATO standards within 20 days.

The hospital will include 103 intensive care beds, 143 semi-intensive care beds, five triage beds, five emergency beds, a radiology room, a laboratory and a surgery room.

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The chairman of SDI Global LLC Board of Directors confirmed that the company has been working in the field of developing mobile and field hospital systems for ten years, explaining that the model used to design the hospital is based on reducing the rates of mass infections with viruses and epidemics, as much as possible, through continuous sterilisation.

On Thursday, a board member of SDI Global LLC, Adnan Colak told Anadolu Agency that the firm will sign more agreements worth €61 million ($65.9 million) to build temporary hospitals in two European Union countries and three Middle Eastern countries.

As of Thursday morning, more than two million people around the world have caught the coronavirus.

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