Four Covid-19 patients killed in hospital fire in Romania

– At least 4 individuals died on Friday after a fire broke out in Romania’s primary
hospital treating Covid-19 patients, officers informed AFP.

patients had been discovered lifeless on the Matei Bals hospital in Bucharest and a fourth
died regardless of makes an attempt at resuscitation, state secretary of the Ministry of
Interior, Raed Arafat, informed reporters.

fire reportedly broke out on the bottom flooring round 05:00 (03:00 GMT), stated
Orlando Schiopu, head of the inspectorate for emergency conditions.

wards had been affected and 102 individuals had been evacuated and transferred to different
hospitals, he added.

Similar tragedy

remains to be reeling from an identical tragedy in November, when 10 individuals struggling
from Covid-19 died in a fire in an intensive care unit of a hospital in the
northeastern city of Piatra Neamt.

others injured in the fire later died of their accidents.

prosecutor common opened an inquiry into the tragedy, whereas the well being
ministry prompt the fire may have been attributable to {an electrical} quick

incident sparked wider security warnings in a rustic marked by crumbling
infrastructure and a tradition of makeshift repairs.

is attempting to handle the Covid-19 pandemic with a dilapidated and understaffed
well being system.

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