Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday mentioned orders have been issued for conducting security audit of all hospitals within the state, after 10 new child infants died in a hospital fireplace in Bhadara. Thackeray flew in from Mumbai within the afternoon and met mother and father of the infants who died within the fireplace on Saturday. He additionally spoke to hospital and well being officers.
The chief minister instructed reporters that he met the kin of the victims with folded arms.
“I couldn’t discover phrases to console them,” he mentioned.
“The probe we now have introduced will even verify if the hearth was an accident or one thing which occurred on account of ignoring earlier security report,” Thackeray mentioned.
“I’ve additionally issued orders to verify if there have been any incidents within the state of ignoring security norms at hospitals whereas combating the coronavirus pandemic,” he mentioned.
A crew has been fashioned to enter the protection elements of the incident, he mentioned. “Reality will come out. Stringent motion shall be taken towards these chargeable for any lapses,” he added.
Thackeray was accompanied by Maharashtra Legislative Meeting Speaker Nana Patole throughout the go to.
Ten infants died after the hearth broke out on Saturday on the Particular New child Care Unit of the four-storeyed district hospital in Maharashtra’s Bhandara district city, about 900 km from the state capital Mumbai.
The fireplace broke out round 1.30 am within the outborn part of the hospital, an official mentioned.
The outborn part is for kids born elsewhere however referred to the federal government hospital for particular remedy.