Ahmedabad: 8 Covid-19 patients killed after major fire breaks out at hospital


PTI, Aug 6, 2020, 8:24 AM IST

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Ahmedabad: Eight patients in the ICU ward of a private COVID-19 designated hospital died after fire broke out there on Thursday, August 8, a fire official said.

“The 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.

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