SAHARANEWS – Fire on Wednesday gutted a COVID-19 hospital in Bangladesh, killing five.
The fire broke out in a makeshift isolation unit made for (COVID-19) patients in United Hospital Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Reuters reports that the fire service director, Zillur Rahman, who confirmed the incident, said the cause of the inferno could not be immediately ascertained.
Rahman stated that the flames were extinguished in about an hour.
All five victims were identified as four men and a woman aged between 45 and 75.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh has a total of 38,292 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 544 deaths.
Recall that fire had earlier this month burnt a Moscow hospital treating patients infected with coronavirus.
The inferno which started from a patient’s room killed one of them