Caixin
Oct 27, 2022 07:50 PM
CHINA

Shanghai Plans to Build $221 Million Permanent Quarantine Center on Island

Construction of the permanent quarantine center on Fuxing Island is expected to take around six months. Photo: Bao Zhiming/Caixin
Construction of the permanent quarantine center on Fuxing Island is expected to take around six months. Photo: Bao Zhiming/Caixin

Shanghai plans to spend around 1.6 billion yuan ($221 million) to build a permanent quarantine center on an inner-city river island for Covid-19 pandemic control, according to bidding documents obtained by Caixin.

The project will renovate and expand an existing temporary hospital on Fuxing Island in Huangpu River to have 3,009 isolation rooms and 3,250 beds, including 1,300 new beds, the document showed. The construction is expected to be completed in six months.

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