Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Saturday ordered audit of all hospitals in state on an pressing foundation following the hearth incident at Bhandara District Basic Hospital that claimed lives of 10 individuals. The fireplace was reported within the Particular New child Care Unit, a piece the place intensive care is want for the infants.
All of the infants had been between a month and three months outdated. There have been 17 infants within the unit and 7 had been rescued whereas 10 others misplaced their lives. The incident raises severe questions over the hospitals’ administration. Maharshtra Well being Minister Rajesh Tope stated probe is ordered and the responsible is not going to be spared.
“Individuals chargeable for this incident is not going to be spared. An in depth inquiry is ordered. We are going to attempt to keep away from such incidents in future by studying from this tragedy,” Tope stated.
In the meantime, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has ordered an inquiry into the incident and has requested Tope to intervene, Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece Saamana reported. Tope has introduced Rs 5 lakh compensation for every of the bereaved households, and he’ll go to the hospital at 5pm.