There is an increasing demand for medical facilities after the Coronavirus outbreak globally. Some cities started to use city buildings to serve patients, but they cannot meet needs. Consequently, governments and communities turn to the mobile field hospital as the rapidly increasing number of COVID-19 patients.

 

An aerial view of the military field hospital being constructed at the Ostra Sjukhuset hospital area, part of Shalgrenska University hospital, in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Tuesday March 24, 2020. The field hospital with 20 intensive care units, will help meet an expected increase of people infected by the coronavirus disease. The highly contagious COVID-19 coronavirus can cause mild symptoms, but for some it can cause severe illness including pneumonia.
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A Serbian military personal wearing a protective mask walks amongst beds set up inside a hall at the Belgrade Fair to accommodate people suffering from mild symptoms of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 on March 24, 2020. More than 200,000 coronavirus cases have been declared in Europe, according to an AFP tally on March 24, 2020.
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Workers install support beams in a tent as they prepare a 250-bed field hospital in Miami-Dade’s fairgrounds, Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in Miami. Eddie Cora, president of Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Inc., said the hospital, which is being build in case it is needed for coronavirus cases, will be completed by Thursday or Friday.
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French soldiers wearing face masks line up during a meeting at a military field hospital outside the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, eastern France, on March 22, 2020, on the seventh day of a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 in France.
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Aerial view showing the construction site of a field hospital to treat coronavirus COVID-19 cases, in Panama City on March 24, 2020. The construction of the Modular Hospital COVID-19, which will have 100 beds in an initial stage, is progressing satisfactorily, and is being erected in order to give priority attention to patients who require immediate attention, reported Panamanian authorities.
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US Army National Guard members walk through the Jacob Javits Center on Manhattans West Side after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he it converting the center into a field hospital as Coronavirus cases continue to rise on March 23, 2020 in New York. Anxiety ratcheted up across New York, the epicenter of America’s coronavirus pandemic, Monday with streets eerily quiet at the start of the working week as officials warn the crisis will worsen.As the number of deaths in the United States from COVID-19 soars towards 500, the Big Apple finds itself at Ground Zero in the fight to stem the fast-breaking outbreak.
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A temporary field hospital for up to 28 patients has been built by the Argentine Army in case extra capacity is required to treat cases of COVID-19 outbreak at Campo de Mayo Military base on March 24, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. President Fernandez ordered a total lock down until end of March to stop spread of COVID-19.
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Picture taken from the roof the Emile Muller Hospital shows tents of a military field hospital during its setting up in Mulhouse, eastern France, on March 22, 2020, on the seventh day of a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 in France.
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An Italian soldier walks inside the field hospital built in Crema, Italy, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Cuba has sent a medical brigade to Italy to help treat coronavirus patients in the field hospital that was set up in Crema, one of Northern Italy’s areas most hit by the virus. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems.
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The field of the Pacaembu stadium is lined with metal frames as workers erect an open-air hospital to treat patients who have COVID-19 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, March 23, 2020.
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French soldiers install beds at the military field hospital at The Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, eastern France, on March 22, 2020, on the fifth day of a strict lockdown in France to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
SEBASTIEN BOZON, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

Cleaning personnel in protective gear prepare to spray disinfectant in one of the tents of a newly operative field hospital for coronavirus patients, financed by US evangelical Christian disaster relief NGO Samaritans Purse. Fully operational, the structure will consist of 15 tents, 60 beds, 8 of which will be in intensive care.
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French soldiers set up a military field hospital at the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, eastern France, on March 21, 2020, on the fifth day of a strict lockdown in France aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. Earlier this week, the French military evacuated six patients from Mulhouse, an infection hotspot in the east of France, to the larger cities of Marseille and Toulon in the south.
POOL PHOTO BY SEBASTIEN BOZON