Facing COVID surge, China expanding hospitals, ICUs


              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A masked woman bicycles past residents lining up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A cyclist passes by residents lining up outside the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as she and residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up for medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Resident walk by a closed fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to buy cold and fever medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A elderly man wearing a face mask and goggle walks on a street in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman collects COVID-19 antigen kits from a worker at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A child wearing a face shield and gloves walks by a closed fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past protective suits and household trash inside yellow trash bags marked as medical waste gathered outside at a hotel entrance door in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A elderly man looks at the cold and fever medicine which purchased from a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman wearing a face mask and covered with fur hoods walks on a street as capital city is hit by cold wind in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Workers in protective gear wait to administer a COVID-19 test at a quiet coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A masked woman bicycles past residents lining up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A cyclist passes by residents lining up outside the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as she and residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up for medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Resident walk by a closed fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to buy cold and fever medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A elderly man wearing a face mask and goggle walks on a street in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman collects COVID-19 antigen kits from a worker at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A child wearing a face shield and gloves walks by a closed fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past protective suits and household trash inside yellow trash bags marked as medical waste gathered outside at a hotel entrance door in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A elderly man looks at the cold and fever medicine which purchased from a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman wearing a face mask and covered with fur hoods walks on a street as capital city is hit by cold wind in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Workers in protective gear wait to administer a COVID-19 test at a quiet coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as she and residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A medical worker in protective gear stands watch as residents is reflected on a door as they wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A cyclist passes by residents lining up outside the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman carries a bag of cold and fever medicine as residents line up for medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A masked woman bicycles past residents lining up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as she and residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A medical worker in protective gear stands watch as residents is reflected on a door as they wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A cyclist passes by residents lining up outside the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman carries a bag of cold and fever medicine as residents line up for medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A masked woman bicycles past residents lining up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as she and residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A medical worker in protective gear stands watch as residents is reflected on a door as they wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A cyclist passes by residents lining up outside the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman carries a bag of cold and fever medicine as residents line up for medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A masked woman bicycles past residents lining up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A medical worker in protective gear stands watch as residents is reflected on a door as they wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A cyclist passes by residents lining up outside the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              An elderly woman on a stretcher is wheeled into the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman carries a bag of cold and fever medicine as residents line up for medicine at a pharmacy in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman sits on a foldable chair as residents wait in line to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A masked woman bicycles past residents lining up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Residents line up to enter the fever clinic of a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A worker in protective overalls controls the line outside the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. A rash of COVID-19 cases in schools and businesses were reported Friday in areas across China after the ruling Communist Party loosened anti-virus rules as it tries to reverse a deepening economic slump. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents line up outside the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. A rash of COVID-19 cases in schools and businesses were reported Friday in areas across China after the ruling Communist Party loosened anti-virus rules as it tries to reverse a deepening economic slump. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A worker in protective overalls controls the line outside the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. A rash of COVID-19 cases in schools and businesses were reported Friday in areas across China after the ruling Communist Party loosened anti-virus rules as it tries to reverse a deepening economic slump. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A man wearing a mask talks on his phone near signs directing visitors to the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. A rash of COVID-19 cases in schools and businesses were reported Friday in areas across China after the ruling Communist Party loosened anti-virus rules as it tries to reverse a deepening economic slump. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Facing COVID surge, China expanding hospitals, ICUs