PM Modi expresses pain over loss of lives in Rajkot Covid-19 hospital
PM Modi expresses pain over loss of lives in Rajkot Covid-19 hospital

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the recent deaths of patients due to fire in a hospital in Rajkot. He has tweeted for this by the Prime Minister's Office. In his tweet, he has written, 'Extremely pained by the loss of lives due to a hospital fire in Rajkot. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones in this unfortunate tragedy. Praying for a quick recovery of the injured. The administration is ensuring all possible assistance to those affected: PM'


A fire broke out in the Shivanand Coronavirus Hospital in Rajkot last Thursday night. There were reports of five deaths due to fire. There was also information about another death this morning. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also expressed grief after the incident. Apart from expressing grief, he has given orders to investigate this incident. According to the information received, no one has yet been able to know the cause of the fire here.

There are also reports that an ex-gratia amount of Rs 4 lakh has been announced by the Gujarat government to the family of each deceased. One of the officials who extinguished the fire at Covid-19 hospital has said in his statement that the cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained.

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