Fire Breaks Out At ICU Ward Of COVID Hospital In Gujarat's R
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A fire broke out at a COVID-19 designated hospital in Gujarat's Rajkot area in the wee hours of Friday, November 27.

At the time of the incident, about 35 COVID-19 patients were admitted to Rajkot's Shivanand Hospital, of which 11 were in the ICU where the fire reportedly broke out.

Five of the 11 COVID-19 patients in the ICU of the hospital have reportedly lost their lives in the fire incident, while several others were injured.

As of now, all patients have been shifted to another hospital. Shivanand hospital authorities have informed that a joint investigation will be launched to investigate the cause of the fire which, as per the initial investigation, seems to be a short circuit.

Some people have also claimed that a spark was noticed in the ventilator which could have been the cause of the fire. Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani has also ordered a probe into the incident.

Source: https://www.republicworld.com/india-news/accidents-and-disasters/fire-breaks-out-at-icu-ward-of-covid-hospital-in-gujarats-rajkot-5-patients-killed.html
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