Approximately 70 people are reportedly trapped in the collapsed hotel used for quarantine in the city of Quanzhou.
About 30 people remained trapped after a five-storey hotel being used for coronavirus
quarantine collapsed in the southeast Chinese port city of Quanzhou, state media said.
About four hours after the collapse, the Quanzhou municipality said 38 of the 70 or so people who had been in the Quanzhou Xinjia Hotel had been rescued.
A video stream posted by the government-backed Beijing News site showed rescue workers in orange overalls clambering over rubble and twisted steelwork carrying people towards ambulances.