The rescue team earlier managed to pull 50 people out of the debris of the collapsed Xinjia Express hotel, two people have been killed, local media said on Sunday.
Forty-nine people have been rescued as of 8:20 am on Sunday after a hotel building collapsed in E China's Fujian Saturday evening, local authorities said. The National Health Commission dispatched 18 medical experts to Quanzhou to support local emergency relief work. pic.twitter.com/szdkPYDsLX— People's Daily, China (@PDChina) March 8, 2020
The hotel was used as a quarantine site for people infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), that originated in Hubei province last December. Patients confirmed with coronavirus from Hubei, the city of Wenzhou, and Zhejiang province were hospitalised there.
코로나 바이러스와 배임행위가 결합된 최악의 참사.— 춰 (@woochick) March 7, 2020
후젠성 Xinjia Express 호텔은 감염자 격리수용시설로 이용중이었으나 '부실시공으로 추측되는 원인으로 건물 전체가 붕괴'.
최소 70명이 매몰.
밤 10시까지 구조된 인원은 34명.
2018년 6월에 80개 객실로 오픈한 최신 호텔이었다.
The cause of the collapse has not yet been confirmed.