A antheral is carried for attraction aft a occurrence successful a hospital's COVID-19 ward that caught occurrence successful Ahmednagar, successful the occidental Indian authorities of Maharashtra connected Nov. 6, 2021. (AP Photo)
There were 17 patients successful the ward successful the metropolis of Ahmednagar wherever the occurrence started, said constabulary Inspector Jyoti Karkade. The remaining six patients are successful unchangeable condition, she added.
While the occurrence has been brought nether control, the origin was not instantly clear. Officials said they volition transportation retired an investigation.
The erstwhile main curate of the state, Devendra Fadnavis, took to Twitter to explicit his condolences and called for “strict action” against those responsible.
Such incidents are not uncommon successful India. In May, erstwhile the state was battling a devastating surge successful coronavirus cases, a occurrence successful a COVID-19 ward successful occidental India killed astatine slightest 18 patients.
Poor attraction and deficiency of due firefighting instrumentality often origin deaths successful India.
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