Published by: Subhajit Mandal | Posted: April 23, 2021 8:26 am | Updated: April 23, 2021 8:29 am News Daily Digital Desk: Disaster does not seem to be leaving Maharashtra at all. The government is in a difficult position to deal with the epidemic. One accident after another is harassing the administration. At least 13 people have been reported dead in a fire at a Covid hospital in Virar after an oxygen leak in Nasik. Several more are seriously ill.Maharashtra | 13 people have died in a fire that broke out at Vijay Vallabh COVID care hospital in Virar, early morning today pic.twitter.com/DoySNt4CSQ— ANI (@ANI) April 23, 2021 Local sources said, The hospital caught fire. At that time 90 corona patients were admitted in that hospital. It was initially reported that a fire broke out in the ICU department of Vijayaballav Hospital. Due to which panic spread among the patients. The rush fell. 13 covid patients died. The condition of several others is critical. They were shifted to Kovid Hospital next to them this morning.
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Witnesses said the fire broke out in the ICU department of the hospital around 3 am yesterday. At that time the hospital did not have enough nurses or doctors. Due to which more panic spread. After receiving the news, 10 engines of the fire brigade reached the spot. The fire came under control after a long struggle. Meanwhile, the patient’s family members protested against the hospital authorities over the fire. He is raising questions about the fire fighting system of the hospital. The district administration is also being targeted. The hospital’s CEO, Dilip Shah, however, denied allegations that there were not enough doctors and nurses. He claimed that the hospital authorities were trying to rescue the patients 13 people have died after a fire broke out in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) around 3am today. 21 patients including those in critical condition have been shifted to another hospital: Dr. Dilip Shah, official, Vijay Vallabh COVID care hospital, Virar pic.twitter.com/0GNUlHlgt4— ANI (@ANI) April 23, 2021 Sangbad Pratidin News App: Download to get the latest updates of the news Follow on Twitter. Get all the news updates on News Daily LikeDownload