16 people have died in a deadly fire at Covid Hospital in Gujarat.
Disaster at Covid Medical Center again! At least 16 people were burned alive in a fire at Covid Hospital. The scene is in the Varuch hospital area of Gujrat. A fire broke out on the ground floor of Patel Welfare Hospital at midnight on Friday. However, there is still confusion about how the fire started.
COVID-19 room on the ground floor of the Patel Welfare Hospital, Bharuch. According to local sources, at least 24 corona patients were being treated in the ICU. After the fire, it covered the entire area in black smoke. According to hospital sources, 12 people died as soon as the fire broke out, and they suffocated with smoke. The death toll rose to 16 at 8:30 a.m. Among them are two nurses. The cause of death for the remaining six has yet to be determined.
According to local sources, residents rushed to the scene as soon as the fire broke out. They transferred at least 50 patients to another hospital on stretchers. Firefighters and police did their best to put out the fire. They have to work hard to control the situation. The fire department’s initial estimate is that the hospital caught fire due to a short circuit. However, it is under investigation if there is any other reason. There are also questions about the frequent fires at Covid Hospital.
Gujarat| Fire breaks out at a COVID-19 care centre in Bharuch. Affected patients are being shifted to nearby hospitals. Details awaited. pic.twitter.com/pq88J0eRXY
— ANI (@ANI) April 30, 2021
Last night, Bharuch Police Superintendent Rajendra Singh said that 12 people deaths till last night. However, we will try to know the basic information tomorrow morning. He, too, feared that the number of death might increases.
Juber Patel, the hospital administrator, told ANI: “This is very regrettable. So far, 14 patients and two nurses have died in the fire. The police and firefighters transferred the remaining patients to a nearby hospital.
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