A video grab shows the couple lying on hospital beds.
A video of an elderly Chinese couple infected by coronavirus went viral on social media with questions being raised on how to treat people affected by the virus.
The video showed two elderly patients lying in hospital beds, bidding adieu to each other.
The man can be seen in the video holding the lady’s hand whispering something to her. The touching scene has made a mark on all the social media platforms.
The video was shared by “Incoming Memes,” which usually shares videos and memes of current events in the world.
A Twitter caption reads, “What does a couple mean? Two elderly patients of #coronavirus #CoronarivusOutbreak in their 80s said goodbye in ICU, this could be the last time to meet and greet…”
Ever since the video appeared online, emotional netizens have been praying for the wellbeing of the couple.
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Twitter user Kerstin said, “So terrible seeing these old people suffer. Situation seems completely out of control. Thanks for sharing…”
Katrin Meiser said 😭😭😭 my heart is tearing…”
Sam R said, “The images of human suffering are unimaginable”
Hatem wrote, “Loyalty to the beloved ... what a sad video ... but it says a lot about the splendor of that love that does not end until the end of life...”
It is not known where the video was shot, but the gravity of the situation has triggered thinking of catastrophic manmade problems we create.
As of Monday, the Coronavirus has killed over 360 people and infected 17,000 globally.
The Chinese authorities have built a hospital in record time to treat infected people.
The Huoshenshan field hospital received its first patient on Monday morning. The details of the patient were not available.
Medical teams from China’s People's Liberation Army arrived in Wuhan to assist health workers and to work at the hospital.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre said it is "caring for a patient who has a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.” Officials said the man is his 50s and recently flew from Wuhan, China to Guangzhou, China and then on to Toronto on Jan. 23.
Around 4,900 construction workers, 1,000 excavators and construction machinery were used in building the hospital. The hospital is equipped with 1,600 beds and has state-of-the art equipment.
Cabin crew in China are being advised to wear disposable adult nappies on charter flights to high-risk destinations and avoid using the toilet to reduce the chance of catching COVID-19.
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