Fire Breaks Out At COVID-19 Hospital In Odisha, 127 Patients Evacuated: Official

No loss of human life has been reported so far, fire service official Satyajit Mohanty said. A total of 127 coronavirus patients being treated at the hospital were evacuated and shifted to other medical

Fire Breaks Out At COVID-19 Hospital In Odisha, 127 Patients Evacuated: Official

A fire broke out at a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Odisha's Cuttack.

Bhubaneswar:

A fire broke out at a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Odisha's Cuttack district on Monday, fire officials said.

No loss of human life has been reported so far, fire service official Satyajit Mohanty said. A total of 127 coronavirus patients being treated at the hospital were evacuated and shifted to other medical
establishments, he said.

The fire broke out in the afternoon at the ICU on the ground floor, Mr  Mohanty said.

Senior officials, including Cuttack deputy commissioner of police, Cuttack Municipal Corporation commissioner and chief district medical officer have reached the spot and are coordinating the rescue and evacuation operation.