9 dead in fire at hotel used as Covid care facility in India

Baku, August 9, AZERTAC

Nine coronavirus patients were killed in a huge fire that broke out at a hotel which was being used as a COVID-19 facility in Andhra Pradesh's Vijaywada, India, early this morning NDTV reported. There were reportedly 30 Covid patients at hotel Swarna Palace at the time of the accident. The fire is suspected to have started on ground floor and spread to first and second floor, officials said. The Andhra Pradesh government has ordered an enquiry into the accident.


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