BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Beijing will reopen a hospital on March 16 to treat imported coronavirus cases, reported government backed Beijing Daily newspaper on Monday.

The Xiaotangshan hospital was previously built in 2003 to treat patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

(Reporting by Colin Qian, Cheng Leng and Emily Chow; Editing by Toby Chopra)