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Coronavirus Outbreak: Inside Photos From China's Quarantined City Wuhan

World | Reuters | February 4, 2020, 9:49 pm
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 The central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, started converting a stadium, local gymnasium, an exhibition centre and a cultural complex into makeshift hospitals. The three venues will have more than 3,400 beds in total for patients suffering from mild cases of the infection, the official Changjiang Daily said. Wuhan, capital of the central province of Hubei, had planned two makeshift hospitals, Huoshenshan and Leishenshan, with 2,600 beds in total.<br /><br />A worker sets up beds at the Hongshan Stadium to convert it into a makeshift hospital following an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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The central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, started converting a stadium, local gymnasium, an exhibition centre and a cultural complex into makeshift hospitals. The three venues will have more than 3,400 beds in total for patients suffering from mild cases of the infection, the official Changjiang Daily said. Wuhan, capital of the central province of Hubei, had planned two makeshift hospitals, Huoshenshan and Leishenshan, with 2,600 beds in total.

A worker sets up beds at the Hongshan Stadium to convert it into a makeshift hospital following an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Medical staff in protective suits treat a patient with pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus at the Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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Medical staff in protective suits treat a patient with pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus at the Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 A medical worker in protective suit adjusts a drip bag for a patient at a hospital, following an outbreak of the new coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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A medical worker in protective suit adjusts a drip bag for a patient at a hospital, following an outbreak of the new coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Workers set up beds at the Wuhan Parlor Convention Center to convert it into a makeshift hospital following an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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Workers set up beds at the Wuhan Parlor Convention Center to convert it into a makeshift hospital following an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Funeral parlour staff members in protective suits help a colleague with disinfection after they transferred a body at a hospital, following the outbreak of a new coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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Funeral parlour staff members in protective suits help a colleague with disinfection after they transferred a body at a hospital, following the outbreak of a new coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man buys a face mask at a pharmacy store following an outbreak of the new coronavirus and the city’s lockdown, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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A man buys a face mask at a pharmacy store following an outbreak of the new coronavirus and the city’s lockdown, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks with medical workers at Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. China expanded its sweeping efforts to contain a deadly virus, extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection. (Image: AP)
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks with medical workers at Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. China expanded its sweeping efforts to contain a deadly virus, extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection. (Image: AP)

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 Workers in protective gear carry a bag containing a giant salamander that was reported to have escaped from the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)
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Workers in protective gear carry a bag containing a giant salamander that was reported to have escaped from the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)

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 A worker sanitizes the square in front of the Hankou Railway Station, closed after the city of Wuhan was locked down following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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A worker sanitizes the square in front of the Hankou Railway Station, closed after the city of Wuhan was locked down following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Workers in protective gear catch a giant salamander that was reported to have escaped from the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)
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Workers in protective gear catch a giant salamander that was reported to have escaped from the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)

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 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks with people at a supermarket in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. (Image: AP)
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks with people at a supermarket in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. (Image: AP)

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 Medical workers in protective gear stand as a woman suspected of being ill with coronavirus waits to be seen at a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)
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Medical workers in protective gear stand as a woman suspected of being ill with coronavirus waits to be seen at a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)

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 A medical worker in protective gear walks in the street near a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)
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A medical worker in protective gear walks in the street near a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)

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 Medical workers in protective gear talk with a woman suspected of being ill with a coronavirus at a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)
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Medical workers in protective gear talk with a woman suspected of being ill with a coronavirus at a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (Image: AP)

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 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks with medical workers at Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. (Image: AP)
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks with medical workers at Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. (Image: AP)

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 People wearing masks queue at a shop in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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People wearing masks queue at a shop in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 A staff member from a local sanitation and epidemic prevention team checks body temperature of a passenger in a car at a toll station in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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A staff member from a local sanitation and epidemic prevention team checks body temperature of a passenger in a car at a toll station in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 People queue for receiving treatment at the fever outpatient department at the Wuhan Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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People queue for receiving treatment at the fever outpatient department at the Wuhan Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 General view at Intercontinental Hotel entrance in Wuhan, China. (Image: Reuters)
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General view at Intercontinental Hotel entrance in Wuhan, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man stands in front of a screen showing that multiple departure flights have been cancelled after the city was locked down following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, at an airport in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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A man stands in front of a screen showing that multiple departure flights have been cancelled after the city was locked down following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, at an airport in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Chinese paramilitary officers wearing masks stand guard at an entrance of the closed Hankou Railway Station after the city was locked down following the outbreak of a new coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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Chinese paramilitary officers wearing masks stand guard at an entrance of the closed Hankou Railway Station after the city was locked down following the outbreak of a new coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 People wearing masks work at a hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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People wearing masks work at a hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 A medical staff attends a patient with pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus at the Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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A medical staff attends a patient with pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus at the Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 People wearing masks shop at a market in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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People wearing masks shop at a market in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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