Wuhan Leishenshan Hospital retired after last COVID-19 patients transferred

Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-15 11:42:35|Editor: huaxia

Ambulances, transferring the last batch of COVID-19 patients to other hospitals, leave Leishenshan (Thunder God Mountain) Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, April 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)


The last batch of COVID-19 patients at the Leishenshan hospital were transferred on Tuesday to other hospitals in Wuhan for high-quality medical resources.

Wuhan, April 15 (Xinhua) -- A makeshift hospital ceased operation in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, on Wednesday as the coronavirus epidemic wanes.

Wuhan Leishenshan (Thunder God Mountain) Hospital was built in 10 days to treat COVID-19 patients.

COVID-19 patients at the Huoshenshan and Leishenshan hospitals would be transferred to four large hospitals in Wuhan for high-quality medical resources by April 15, said Jiao Yahui, an official with the National Health Commission on April 11. "We hope to secure the patients the most effective treatment by placing them at the four hospitals with high-quality medical resources in the city," Jiao said.

No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province Tuesday, local health authority said Wednesday.

Medical staff nurse a COVID-19 patient before transfer at the Leishenshan hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, April 14, 2020. (Photo by Gao Xiang/Xinhua)

Medical staff disinfect wards at the Leishenshan hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, April 14, 2020. (Photo by Gao Xiang/Xinhua)

A video screenshot shows medical staff transferring a COVID-19 patient to Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University for further treatment in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, on April 14, 2020. (Xinhua)

A video screenshot shows medical staff transferring a COVID-19 patient at the Leishenshan hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, on April 14, 2020. (Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on April 14, 2020 shows ambulances transferring the last batch of COVID-19 patients to other hospitals at Leishenshan (Thunder God Mountain) Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)

Aerial photo taken on April 14, 2020 shows ambulances transferring the last batch of COVID-19 patients to other hospitals at Leishenshan (Thunder God Mountain) Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)

Aerial photo taken on April 14, 2020 shows ambulances transferring the last batch of COVID-19 patients to other hospitals at Leishenshan (Thunder God Mountain) Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)


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