Beijing: 30 peoples were stranded under the rubble on Saturday evening after the Hotel collapse of requisitioned as a quarantine site against corona virus in eastern China, according to official sources.
The hotel, located in Fujian Province, which has 80 rooms, was recently converted into a quarantine facility for people who have come into contact with patients infected with the new coronavirus.
About 70 people were in the Xinjia Hotel, located in Quanzhou City, when the building collapsed around 7:30 p.m. and at least 38 people have already been evacuated, it said. of local government.
Quanzhou has recorded 47 cases of contamination since the start of the COVID-19 epidemic last December.
Images circulating on the Weibo social network show teams of rescuers working on the scene in the dark. Some try to reassure a woman trapped in heavy debris while the injured are transported to ambulances.
According to local authorities in Quanzhou, more than 700 rescuers were deployed to the site with construction equipment and cranes.