BHOPAL: As many as 80 sufferers, including 62 individuals contaminated with COVID-19, had been rescued from a non-public hospital in Ujjain that caught hearth on Sunday afternoon.
The hearth which was probably triggered by an electrical brief circuit unfold quick to all the first and second flooring of the Patidar Hospital in the Freeganj space of the district.
According to extra SP, Ujjain, Amrendra Singh, the hearth unfold to the 2 flooring which had been housing the COVID-19 ICU and the isolation wards. “Fire brigade groups and police personnel swung into motion in a short while and all of the 80 sufferers, including 62 COVID-19 sufferers and round 18 different sufferers had been rescued safely out of the hospital. The hearth too was doused in a short while,” Singh instructed The New Indian Express.
The rescued sufferers have been shifted both to the Guru Nanak Hospital or to authorities hospitals, official sources stated.
While no casualty has been reported in the incident, some sufferers, including an aged lady have reportedly sustained burn accidents.
However, as per unconfirmed reviews, some sufferers who probably jumped out of the hospital to avoid wasting their lives may have suffered main accidents.
According to Ujjain district chief medical and well being officer (CMHO) Dr Mahavir Khandelwal, 4 COVID-19 sufferers rescued from the hearth sustained burn accidents. Two ladies aged between 75 and 85 years are acknowledged to be essential and have been rushed to neighbouring Indore.
The situation of the remaining two, hospitalised at Guru Nanak Hospital in Ujjain, is out of hazard.