A case of fire has come to light in Nagpur's Well Treat Covid Hospital. According to the information received, the ICU of the hospital caught fire. After the fire, the patients being treated in the hospital got shifted to another hospital. 4 people, including 1 woman, have died in the accident.
Quick actions were taken
Besides several fire brigade trains, top police officers also reached the spot. Police said in the accident that about 27 people have been evacuated from here and shifted to other hospitals. They cannot say anything about his health condition.
Fire engines reached the hospital. Source: Nagpur Today
Medical Superintendent of Government Medical College and Hospital, Dr. Avinash Gawande said that they have brought 4 bodies to Government Medical College.
The cause of the fire could not be ascertained. However, it is being told that they saw the fire emanating from the AC.
PM Modi and others expressed grief over the accident
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on the incident of fire in Nagpur hospital. Through his tweet, he consoled the bereaved families killed in the accident. Those who got injured in the accident also wished for a speedy recovery.
Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari have also expressed grief over the incident by tweeting. Home Minister Shah has said that in this hour of grief, I express my deepest condolences to the families of the dead.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has described the deaths of patients admitted for treatment in Covid Hospital as unfortunate. He has tweeted and said that my sympathies are with the relatives of the deceased.
COVID situation in Nagpur
Meanwhile, 6,489 fresh cases of the corona were reported in the last 24 hours in Nagpur today. While 64 patients died. However, 2,175 patients were discharged during this period. The number of active cases in the district has now gone up to 49,347 while 5,641 people have died.
Coronavirus spike in Maharashtra
The cases of corona in Maharashtra are increasing continuously. In the last 24 hours, 58,993 fresh cases were reported in the state while 301 patients died during this period. The number of active cases in the state has crossed 5 lakhs. Now the number of active patients has gone up to 5,34,603.