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Fire Breaks Out At Bengal Hospital’s COVID Ward, One Patient Dead
One COVID patient died after a fire broke out at the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital in West Bengal.
New Delhi: One COVID patient died after a fire broke out at the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital in West Bengal. The patient was identified as 60-year-old Sandhya Roy, a resident of East Burdwan district, according to a report by India Today.
Sources said the fire broke out on Saturday morning at the COVID ward in Burdwan Medical College and Hospital. Fire tenders were immediately rushed to the spot but the COVID patient succumbed to his injuries in the blaze. The patient’s relatives tried to immediately douse the fire but the blaze was controlled an hour later.
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Meanwhile, a five-member panel has been formed to look into the matter.
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