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Posted On: 7 April 2020 10:20 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:11 am

H.H. the Amir directs sending medical aid to Italy, including two field hospitals

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H.H. the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani directed sending medical aid to the Italian Republic to support the efforts of friends in Italy to combat and contain the outbreak of the novel coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19).

The aid includes sending two Qatari Amiri Air Force military aircraft loaded with two field hospitals, which are scheduled to arrive on Wednesday. The area of the first field hospital is about 5,200 square meters, and the second hospital is about 4,000 square meters, with a capacity of 1,000 beds for both hospitals. The hospitals are equipped with modern technical devices and equipment for the treatment of people with coronavirus.

The aid also includes sending two additional military aircraft on Thursday, as another part of the Qatari medical assistance that His Highness directed to the friendly Italian Republic.

Source: Qatar News Agency; Image credit: Italian Embassy in Qatar