Huoshenshan and Leishenshan Hospitals

Huoshenshan and Leishenshan Hospitals


After the outbreak of Covid-19, China opened 1,000-bed coronavirus hospitals built in less than 10 days.


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Huoshenshan Hospital (Mount Fire God Hospital) is an emergency specialty field hospital constructed from 23 January 2020 to 2 February 2020 in response to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. The facility is located near the Zhiyin Lake in Caidian District, Wuhan, Hubei, China, next to Wuhan Workers' Sanatorium, and is designed to treat people with the COVID-19.

The hospital ran under the jurisdiction and management of the People's Liberation Army after completion. A second field hospital, Leishenshan Hospital, using the same model, opened on 8 February.

Leishenshan Hospital (Mount Thunder God Hospital) is an emergency specialty field hospital built in response to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. The facility is located at No.3 Parking Lot of the Athletes Village in Jiangxia District, Wuhan, Hubei. Stage one of construction was completed on 6 February 2020, and the hospital opened on 8 February 2020.

At 3:30 p.m. on 25 January 2020, Wuhan municipal government decided to establish an additional hospital named "Leishenshan Hospital" in response to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. It is located at No.3 Parking Lot of the Athletes Village in Jiangxia District of Wuhan. On January 27, the National Development and Reform Commission announced the allocation of 300 million yuan to subsidize the construction of Huoshenshan Hospital and Leishenshan Hospital. The same day, the State Grid Corporation of China announced to donate 60.28 million yuan worth of physical materials to the construction of the two hospitals.

On 6 February 2020, the construction of the hospital was completed. On 8 February 2020, a total of 1,600 beds were delivered to the hospital. On the same day, Vice Premier Sun Chunlan visited the building. She stressed that treatment should be carried out based on the priority of the severity of the patient's condition. The first 30 patients were admitted to the hospital on the same day at 8:00 p.m.


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