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More than 50 lives lost in fires at Maharashtra Covid hospitals

Times of India | 08/11/2021 08:35 AM | Click to read full article

At least 51 lives have been lost to hospital fires in Maharashtra in the past 14-15 months, putting the spotlight on how both public and private facilities have failed miserably to prevent such incidents.

Fire experts have pointed out that Covid wards and ICUs could become tinderboxes with alcohol from sanitisers lingering in the air.