Four patients dead in fire at Prime Criticare Hospital in Thane in Maharashtra

Four patients dead in fire at Prime Criticare Hospital in Thane in Maharashtra


n Wednesday, 4 patients died in a fire at Prime Criticare Hospital in Mumbra in Thane city, Maharashtra. The fire broke out on the first floor of the Prime Criticare hospital in the morning. After the fire, the patients were shifted to another hospital, during which four patients died. Fire brigade vehicles are presently on the spot and the work of extinguishing the fire is going on.

According to the information, a fire broke out at Prime Criticare Hospital in Mumbra, Thane at 03:40 am in Thane metropolis, two fire tenders and a rescue vehicle are on the spot, extinguishing work is underway, during shifting of patients to another hospital Four have died. The death toll may increase further. Hospital continues to extinguish the fire.

The incidence of fire in Maharashtra hospitals has increased. On March 26, Sunrise Covid Hospital of Dreams Mall in Bhandup suburb of Mumbai caught fire. In this accident, 11 patients lost their lives. All the patients who died were on ventilators, due to which they could not get out. In addition to corona victims in the hospital, patients of other diseases were also admitted.

There are frequent accidents in hospitals in Maharashtra. Before the fire in Virar, the oxygen tank of Dr. Zakir Hussain Hospital operated by the Nashik Municipal Corporation leaked. To prevent this, the supply of oxygen to patients was briefly stopped. This led to the death of 24 corona patients who were on ventilators.

It is known that Corona is wreaking havoc in Maharashtra. Today 66,358 new Covid cases have been reported, 895 deaths and 67,752 discharges have been recorded. The total cases have gone up to 44,10,085.