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Posted On: 5 October 2020 05:32 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:12 am

Last COVID-19 patient discharged from Libsear Field Hospital

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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The Libsear Field Hospital on Monday discharged its last patient who recovered from COVID-19. Located in Shahaniya, the hospital received a total of 1,884 COVID-19 patients.

The 504-bed facility was an initiative of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and the Ministry of Defence.

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Hospital Clinical Lead, Dr. Abdulla Rashid al Naimi said that the hospital was built by the Ministry of Defense in a short time and was handed over to Ministry of Public Health to operate it. The facility has two main buildings and each unit has 252 beds with private rooms with attached bathrooms for recovering patients. The hospital has over 70 medical staff, including 20 doctors.

Source: MoPH