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Hoteliers in talks with health services to provide COVID-19 support

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As hospitals and care facilities are continuing to struggle with capacity due to the current wave of COVID-19, a group of UK hoteliers are working with the government and National Health Service trusts to accommodate patients in safely adapted hotels.

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