5 patients killed as fire broke out at ICU of COVID hospital in Rajkot

YB WEB DESK. Dated: 11/27/2020 6:35:37 PM


A hospital fire in Rajkot city of Gujarat claimed as many as five lives in the wee hours of Friday (November 27). The fire had broken out in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the designated COVID-19 hospital in Rajkot.
According to reports, as many as 11 patients were inside the ICU at the time of the incident. While six out of 11 patients in ICU were saved, the other five lost their lives.
Reports further stated that the fire might have broke out due to a short circuit on the second floor of the COVID hospital.
The Rajkot fire department has managed to control the blaze while all patients have been relocated to another hospital.
The fire broke out in the ICU of Uday Shivanand Hospital in Mavdi area, where 33 patients were admitted, around 1 am on Friday.

 

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