India / 8 patients dead as fire breaks out at COVID-19 hospital in Ahmedabad

Hindustan Times : Aug 06, 2020, 11:14 AM
Ahmedabad: Eight patients in the ICU ward of a private Covid-19 designated hospital died after fire broke out there on Thursday, a fire official said.

Fire broke out at the Shrey Hospital in Navrangpura area of Ahmedabad during the early hours of Thursday, the official said.

Around 40 other Covid-19 patients at the facility were rescued and shifted to a civic hospital in the city, he said.

The cause of the fire is not known yet, he said.