(CNN)Chelsea’s billionaire owner Roman Abramovich has offered to pay for hospital staff in London to stay at a club hotel amid the coronavirus outbreak. Abramovich announced Wednesday that he will put up Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) staff at the club’s Millenium Hotel for at least the next two months as support during the virus, which has infected nearly 2,000 people in the UK. The hotel is located inside Stamford Bridge, Chelsea’s West London stadium. READ: UEFA postpones Euro 2020 until 2021″Many of the medical staff will be working long shifts and may not be able to travel home or would otherwise have to make long commutes,” said a statement from the Premier League club.”Local accommodation helps maintain the health and well-being of these crucial personnel at this critical time.”This will be for a two-month period, and then reconsidered in light of circumstances at the time. NHS staff will be those working in hospitals in the North-west London region, but that may extend to hospitals in other districts.”The Premier League is currently suspended until April 3 and the UK government ramped up its response to the virus earlier this week by urging members of the public to stop non-essential travel

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