Hospital staff in the Chinese city where the coronavirus originated removed their masks ceremoniously as the country’s last emergency hospital, built to handle the crisis, was closed.
These doctors belong to the SCTIMST (Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology) in Thiruvananthapuram, an institution of national importance under the Central government's Department of Science and Technology.
The aim is "to prioritise human resource allocation for the national health care system," according to the resolution posted on Twitter by Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Brigido Dulay.
Sheikh Mohammed reviewed the precautionary measures taken to combat the epidemic in the UAE as emergency teams work round-the-clock to monitor emerging cases in collaboration with hospitals and health centres across the country.
Those medical workers say they were defenseless to handle the contagion. During the first 90 days of the outbreak alone, about one medical staffer died each day and dozens became infected.
A Ministry of Interior statement confirmed an attack had taken place at a hospital. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack or whether there were any casualties.
In the southern city of Bengaluru, a helicopter showered flowers over Victoria Hospital, as doctors and other medical workers in hospital gowns and masks cheered on, local television showed. A military band played alongside.
In several states and territories across the vast nation of 1.3 billion people, fighter jets and transport aircraft in formations took part in low-flying aerial salutes to thank the country's so-called "corona warriors."
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