Madrid to Convert 7 Hotels into Temporary Medical Centres to Alleviate the Hospitals

23 March 2020 – Brainsre.news

In order to take some pressure off of the health system, the Community of Madrid is going to convert more than 40 hotels, with a capacity of 9,000 beds, into medical centres.

The Community of Madrid is going to convert seven more hotels into medical centres to take some of the pressure off of its hospitals. The first medicalised hotel in Spain, the Ayre Gran Hotel Colón, opened last Thursday, and the second, the Marriott Auditorium opened on Saturday for patients from the Corredor de Henares hospitals, according to the regional executive.

To alleviate the health system, the Community of Madrid is going to convert more than 40 hotels, with a capacity of 9,000 beds, for those patients whose symptoms require medical attention but who do not need to be admitted to hospital, both at the beginning and end phases of the disease.

Over the next few days, three hotels in the city of Madrid will become medical centres: the Vía Castellana, to serve patients from the La Paz Hospital; the Ilunion Atrium, to take patients from the Ramón y Cajal Hospital; and the Miguel Ángel Hotel to accommodate patients from the Clínico San Carlos, Cruz Roja and Fundación Jiménez Díaz hospitals.

Original Story: Brainsre.news

Translation/Summary: Carmel Drake

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