World's largest COVID facility, the size of 22 football fields, set up in Delhi

A major facility for the treatment of coronavirus patients, believed to be the largest in the world, has been set up in the Indian capital of Delhi.

The building used for the facility was repurposed from the Radha Soami Spiritual Centre in south Delhi, and is expected to hold 10,000 beds.

It will also be staffed by 400 doctors alternating on two shifts and at least 800 paramedics in support.

The temporary centre is being set up over a covered area of 1,250,000 square feet, approximately the size of 22 football fields.

Delhi which has a population of nearly 18 million, and has faced 73,780 infections and 2,429 deaths from coronavirus so far.