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According to preliminary reports, 22 people have been rescued and about 70 people are still trapped. Under the rubble of a hotel building that collapsed in Quanzhou, Fujian province in eastern China, Russian news agencies reported. RT .

The accident happened at around 7:30 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020 as of 9pm that same day. Twenty-three people were rescued while rescue forces were operating at the scene.

The five-storey building was reported to have been used as a separate site for Covid-19 patients and those who died from the disease. The virus.

About 150 rescuers were dispatched to the scene to find survivors.