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Link: Sheraton New Orleans leased by state as another coronavirus spillover medical facility 

The hotel, which is the city’s fourth-largest with 1,110 rooms, joins the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in providing large-scale space that can be converted into overflow facilities for patients who are infected with the pathogen but no longer need hospital care.

The first 1,000 beds at the Convention Center are expected to be ready Monday, and Gov. John Bel Edwards has mandated that an additional 1,000 beds be installed there.

Source: Sheraton New Orleans leased by state as another coronavirus spillover medical facility | Coronavirus | nola.com