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70 trapped as quarantine hotel in China collapses

70 trapped as quarantine hotel in China collapses

Around 70 people were trapped after the collapse of a hotel used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in eastern China on Saturday, officials said. At least 38 people have so far been rescued from the rubble of the 80-room Xinjia hotel in coastal Quanzhou city. Officials have yet to confirm whether anyone died in the accident. Quanzhou authorities said over 700 rescue workers had been deployed to the scene along with ambulances, excavators and cranes. (AFP)