The fire broke out at Patel Welfare Hospital in Bharuch, Gujarat at around 12:30 pm and caught the ICU fast.
Gujarat, Bharuch, COVID-19, COVID-19 care center, Fire in COVID care center, News: Bharuch: At least 18 patients of the corona virus died in a fire in a hospital in Bharuch, Gujarat late on Friday night. In the heartbreaking pictures of the accident, the bodies of some patients were seen scorching on stretchers and beds. In the horrific fire that broke out at 12:30 pm on Friday night at Patel Welfare Hospital in Bharuch, Gujarat (Gujarat), 18 people have died. 50 other patients have been rescued and shifted to another hospital. Some of these are in critical condition. At the same time, ANI News Agency has given the number of dead 16 so far. Also Read – Covid-19: 77% new deaths due to corona virus infection in these 10 states of the country
At the same time, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said that the government will provide assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the victim’s family. Also Read – COVID-19: Vaccination campaign started for people above 18 years of age in 7 districts of UP
An official said that there were about 50 other patients at the four-storey Patel Welfare Hospital late in the night at one o’clock, which were taken out safely by local people and firefighters. Also Read – Covid-19 Maharashtra Day being celebrated today in the midst of epidemic, yesterday there were 62,919 new cases
The dead number 18 in the accident
A police official said, “According to the information at 6:30 in the morning, the death toll in the accident is 18. Immediately after the fire, we were confirmed to have died of 12 patients. Bharuch Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajendra Singh Chitasama said that 12 patients died in Kovid-19 ward due to fire and smoke emanating from them. It is not clear whether the remaining six patients either died within the hospital or died while being taken to other hospitals.
– ANI (@ANI) May 1, 2021
The fire broke out around 12:30 pm and caught the ICU fast.
According to preliminary information, Patel Welfare Hospital was authorized for Kovid patients, where many infected patients were undergoing treatment. The fire broke out at Patel Welfare Hospital around 12:30 pm and caught the ICU fast. After this, the fire brigade arrived on the news of the fire and it was controlled after a few hours. Short circuit is said to be the cause of the fire in the hospital.
The state government will provide assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the victim’s family: CM
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said, “I express my condolences to the patients, doctors and staff of the hospital who lost their lives in Bharuch Hospital. The state government will provide assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the family of each accident victim. ”
I express my condolences to the patients, doctors and hospital staff who lost their lives in the fire accident at Bharuch Hospital. The state government will provide assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the families of each of the victims of the accident: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani pic.twitter.com/pVoCnUX16I
– ANI (@ANI) May 1, 2021
About 50 patients were evacuated with the help of local people and firefighters.
Determined to treat Kovid-19, the hospital is located on the Bharuch-Jambusar highway, about 190 km from the state capital, Ahmedabad and is operated by a trust. The officer said the cause of the fire is being ascertained. A fire official said that the fire was controlled within an hour and about 50 patients were evacuated with the help of local people and fire personnel. They told that these patients have been admitted to nearby hospitals.