A blaze in the wee hours at a personal hospital in Ahmedabad has actually left eight COVID-19 patients dead.
The victims include 5 males and three ladies, who were being treated at the ICU ward of the COVID-19 designated Shrey Hospital in Navrangpura location of Ahmedabad.
Fire broke out around 3.30 am on the fourth flooring of the four-storey medical facility.
To this end, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted in support of the hospital. He stated, “Saddened by the awful health center fire in Ahmedabad. Acknowledgements to the bereaved families. May the injured recuperate soon. Spoke to CM
@vijayrupanibjp Ji and Mayor @ibijalpatel Ji concerning the circumstance. Administration is providing all possible assistance to the affected.”
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 6, 2020
Around 40 other COVID-19 patients at the center were rescued and moved to a civic health center in the city.
Main examinations exposed that the fire was brought on by an electrical brief circuit, police stated.
Shrey Healthcare Facility is among the around 60 personal healthcare facilities designated as COVID-19 health centers by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.
Municipal Commissioner Mukesh Kumar, who reached the area right after the fire broke out, stated an electric brief circuit caused the blaze, which spread in the ICU ward within minutes.
Principal Health Secretary Jayanti Ravi likewise reached the area and guaranteed an extensive probe into the occurrence.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has actually bought a questions into the incident.
In a statement, the CMO saidthe probe will be carried out by 2 IAS officers, Extra Chief Secretary in House Department Sangeeta Singh and ACS in Urban Development Department Mukesh Puri. They have actually been asked to submit a report in 3 days, the declaration said.
With 1,073 brand-new coronavirus positive cases, Gujarat’s COVID-19 tally reached 66,777 on Wednesday. The number of deceased has increased to 2,557, an official stated.