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Principality Stadium could be used by NHS Wales to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Principality could be used by Welsh NHS during the coronavirus outbreak Credit: PA

The Principality Stadium in Cardiff could be used by the Welsh NHS to help tackle coronavirus.

The Welsh Rugby Union have offered the use of the stadium to authorities such as the Welsh Government and NHS Wales.

The stadium has previously been used as a temporary hospital by St John's Ambulance and the ambulance service to treat minor injuries on the busiest nights for revellers during festive period.

Scarlets Rugby say they have also been working with Carmarthenshire County Council and the Hywel Dda University Health Board to provide additional beds, if needed, during the COVD-19 pandemic.

London's ExCel has already announced it is set to become a makeshift hospital while Birmingham's NEC could also be turned into a field hospital.

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