BREAKING: Fire Raze Indian Isolation Center, Killed 10 COVID 19, 10 Injured

Published On: August 9, 2020, 12:45 pm
Author: onuigbo felicia
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Ten COVID-19 patients died in a fire outbreak at an isolation facility in India on Sunday. Ten others were injured in the tragedy in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijaywada hotel, turned into a care centre.

The cause of fire has not been ascertained yet, but reports said it may have been caused by a short circuit.

The surviving COVID-19 patients have been shifted to another hospital,Zee News reported.

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“The hotel was taken on lease and run by Ramesh Hospitals, a private hospital where COVID-19 patients were being treated. 40 patients & 10 medical staff were at the hotel at the time of the incident,”
Andhra Pradesh Home Minister said.

Andhra Pradesh government has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 50 lakh each to every deceased family.

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday condoled families, who lost members in the fire.

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“Struck with grief after hearing tragic news about COVID-19 care centre in Vijayawada where an accidental fire caused loss of lives. My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved families. I wish speedy recovery for the injured,”
the President tweeted.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Union Minister Amit Shah have also expressed grief over the incident.


-- Goldtime (m) at 9-08-2020 01:13PM
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Double wahala for dead body ! Dem say covid 19 set ablaze ,left me wondering if firebum is the next medicine for covid .Reducing them in their numbers ?
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