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Hospital in London runs out beds as coronavirus hits - media

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - A hospital in London declared a "critical incident" on Friday due to shortage of intensive care beds caused by a rise in the number of patients with COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, British media reported on Friday.

Northwick Park Hospital told staff that it did not have enough space for patients requiring critical care, several newspapers and broadcasters reported.

(Writing by William Schomberg, editing by Estelle Shirbon)