Qatar has sent two field hospitals to Italy to support the fight against the country’s novel coronavirus outbreak, the official Qatari News Agency (QNA) said Tuesday. 

“HH the Amir [Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani] directed sending medical aid to Italy to support the country’s efforts to combat the coronavirus epidemic,” QNA said on Twitter.

It said the field hospitals are being sent via two military aircraft that are scheduled to arrive Wednesday. Two additional military aircraft will arrive Thursday.

One of the field hospitals has a 5,200-square-meter area and the other a 4,000-square-meter area and each will have a

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