Chaos unfolded at the Vijay Vallabh COVID care hospital in Maharashtra's Virar after a major fire broke out in the hospital in the wee hours of Friday. At least 14 Covid patients including 6 women who were in the ICU during the incident perished in the flames. While some 90 patients were admitted to the hospital at the time of the incident, their friends and family members kept waiting outside the hospital worried about their health update. Distressing visuals of people mourning the loss of their loved ones have come to the fore.
Last updated: 23 April 2021, 01:47 PM IST
Maharashtra State Minister Eknath Shinde at the site of the fire at the Covid-19 hospital in Virar, where at least 14 patients died.
Rescue operations after fire broke out at Vijay Vallabha hospital in Maharashtra.
Health workers shift patients from Vijay Vallabh COVID care hospital after fire broke out in Virar West on the outskirts of Mumbai.
People mourn deaths of their relatives in the fire mishap at Covid-19 hospital in Virar, Maharashtra. 14 COVID-19 patients died in the hospital fire in Maharashtra.
Health workers evacuate employee of the Vijay Vallabh COVID care hospital after the fire mishap.