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23 Patients, Including 17 Covid Cases, Rescued After Fire Breaks out in Vadodara Hospital

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Officials said no injuries were reported.

Ahmedabad: At least 23 patients, including 17 COVID-19 patients, were evacuated to safety following a minor fire at a private hospital in Gujarat's Vadodara city on Wednesday night, an official said.

Nobody was injured in the fire, which engulfed a portion of Shree Vijay Vallabh Sarvajanik Hospital in Mandvi area of Vadodara city, said Vadodara Collector Shalini Agarwal.

"All the 23 patients, including 17 COVID-19 patients, were rescued and shifted to other hospitals following the fire. No patient or any hospital staffer was injured," Agarwal added.

first published:March 17, 2021, 23:30 IST