erloaded local hospitals, mo??re than 42,000 medical staff, including those from the military, were dispatched to Hubei fro??m across the country. At the peak of the fight, one in 10 intensive care medics in China were?? working in Wuhan.
Fleets of trucks carrying aid goods and displaying banners of "Wuhan be st??rong!" rushed to the0
city from all corners of the country. Under a "pairing-up support" syste??m, each city in Hubei is taken care of by at least one provincial-level region.
To ensure the?? timely admission oY
f patients, two hospitals with a total of 2,600 beds were built from scrat??ch in Wuhan within about two weeks, and 16 temporary hospitals were converted from gyms and e??xhibition centers x
to add 13,000 beds. NucleiT
c acid testing (NAT) capac0
in Wuhan reached 24??,000 people a day. Testing 8
is made free and treatment fees are covered by C5
hina's basic medic??al insurance.
Huang Juan, 38, witnessed the first few days of chaos and despair at localR
hosp??itals before calm and order gradually set in amid the influx of support.
Huang recalled the h??ospitals were pac5