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PHOTOS: China revamps Zimbabwe's main COVID-19 isolation centre

by Staff reporter
01 Apr 2020 at 12:30hrs | Views
A new looking Wilkins Hospital after 18-Day of Chinese touch: Pics. The Chinese Embassy In Zimbabwe has announced that it has finished refurbishing Wilkins Hospital, a Harare institution designated for infectious diseases.

The institution was recently shut down to allow for the renovations which the Embassy says took 18 days and US$500 000. Posting on Twitter, the Embassy said:

500,000 USD and 18 days, Wilkins hospital upgraded and delivered into service for the Zimbabwean people by the Chinese business community. Together we stand strong. #ChinaZimbabwe #COVID19

The development comes when Zimbabwe has just recorded its 8th coronavirus case after a 21-year-old male tested positive for the novel coronavirus. These are some of the pictures of the Fresh looking Wilkins Hospital



Photo taken on March 29, 2020 shows the wards of Wilkins Hospital after being renovated in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's main COVID-19 isolation and treatment centre, Wilkins Hospital, which was upgraded by Chinese enterprises at a cost of more than 500,000 U.S. dollars, has been completed. As part of efforts to strengthen Zimbabwe's capacity to handle the coronavirus, the Chinese business community in Zimbabwe, together with the Chinese embassy, mobilized resources to revamp the Wilkins Hospital. (Xinhua)



Photo taken on March 24, 2020 shows workers doing renovation at Wilkins Hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's main COVID-19 isolation and treatment centre, Wilkins Hospital, which was upgraded by Chinese enterprises at a cost of more than 500,000 U.S. dollars, has been completed. As part of efforts to strengthen Zimbabwe's capacity to handle the coronavirus, the Chinese business community in Zimbabwe, together with the Chinese embassy, mobilized resources to revamp the Wilkins Hospital. (Xinhua)



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Source - Xinhua

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