MANCHESTER CITY have thrown open the doors of the Etihad Stadium to the NHS to help the battle against the Coronavirus.
Health chiefs have accepted the generous offer from the current Premier League champions – and are likely to move in over the next few days.
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They are likely to utitlise the facilities at the stadium such as the conference rooms and executive boxes over the next few hectic weeks.
The National Health Service have yet to decide fully what they will do with the space at the Etihad.
In the initial few weeks, it is likely to be used as a training base for doctors and nurses to make sure they are fully prepared.
However they are free to do whatever they feel is right with the space being offered as they battle to keep the pandemic under control.
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A temporary hospital is being set up at Manchester Central – formerly the G-Mex – so the city could have enough beds for the foreseeable future.
City have shown a big-hearted nature before in recent times of crisis – and were keen to do so again.
After the Manchester Arena bomb in May 2017 the stadium was made available as a refuge for families of those who were injured or killed.
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