Six die at collapsed China quarantine site


first_imgSHANGHAI – Six people have died and 28remain trapped after the collapse of a hotel that was being used to quarantinepeople under observation for the coronavirus disease-2019 in the Chinese cityof Quanzhou, authorities said on Sunday. Of more than the 70 people inside thehotel at the time of the collapse, 58 had been under quarantine, they added.(Reuters) Rescue workers are seen on the site where a hotel being used for the quarantine of the coronavirus disease-2019 collapsed in the southeast Chinese port city of Quanzhou, Fujian province, China March 7, 2020. REUTERS As of 10:30 a.m. Beijing time on Sunday,authorities had rescued 43 people, with 36 of them sent to hospital, theMinistry of Emergency Management said. More than 70 people were believed tohave been initially trapped in the seven story building, which collapsed onSaturday evening.last_img

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