State’s third field hospital to open in Cape Cod amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic

BOURNE, MASS. (WHDH) - Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Sunday that a third field hospital used to treat coronavirus patients will open in Cape Cod.

Joint Base Cape Cod in Bourne will be converted into a field hospital, Baker said during a press conference at a testing site for first responders outside of Gillette Stadium.

A field hospital has already been constructed at the DCU Center in Worcester and a second one is being created at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

The Joint Base Cape Cod field hospital will be in partnership with Cape Cod Hospital.

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