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Beirut’s blast leaves hospitals damaged or destroyed as coronavirus numbers soar – ABC News

After a massive blast left more than 6,000 people injured, Beirut’s major hospitals and half of the city’s clinics are no longer functional, according to the WHO, while a surge in coronavirus infections is adding to the chaos.

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After a massive blast left large swathes of the city in ruins and more than 6,000 people injured, Beirut’s major hospitals and at least half of the city’s clinics are no longer functional, the World Health Organization has said, and now a COVID-19 surge is adding to the chaos.
Key points:

  • At least three hospitals have been shut down and another three heavily damaged
  • The WHO said over 50 per cent of clinics were non-functional
  • Hospital officials said nightmares, insomnia…

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