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Some Texas cities revive plans to add hospital bed capacity at convention centers if coronavirus cases climb

“The setting will be similar to a Medical-Surgical Unit with a capability of treating critical care patients," reads a description for a 100-bed site in Austin, according to an email obtained by The Texas Tribune.

A look inside an intensive care unit during a media tour of a medical shelter at NRG Park in Houston on April 11, 2020. The facility was built in less than a week for a possible overflow of COVID-19 in the greater Houston area.

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