A new fire in a Covid hospital. Two people died. 15 patients were evacuated from the COVID MOVILA Support Hospital in PLOIESTI! Red plan activated

ISU Ploiesti

Two men, aged 74 and 75, died in a fire that took place this morning at the COVID Movila Vulpii support hospital in Ploiești. 15 patients were evacuated to Ploiești County Hospital. The 15 have COVID pathology, all of them depended on high-flow oxygen.

The alarm went off around 4.16 in the morning when a call to 112 announced a fire at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Ploieşti. According to the first information, the fire broke out on the ground floor of the unit, according to Antena 3.

A hospital employee, who suffered burns on 40% of her body surface, is transferred to Floreasca Hospital in Bucharest, said Mădălin Ipatie, manager of SAJ Prahova, at Digi24.

Three patients, who were stable, refused the transfer to the County Hospital.

According to the director of the Prahova Ambulance Service, Mădălin Ipatie, a nurse who tried to help suffered burns on 40% of her body, being transported to Bucharest. There were 21 patients on the COVID ward, 16 of them were evacuated, and 3 patients refused transport to the hospital.

The head of DSU, Raed Arafat arrived at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Ploieşti and coordinated the intervention.

“It is not a hospital of Ploieşti City Hall. I got there, I was informed and it seems normal to go there to lend a hand. On this occasion, I hope that it will be understood that building new hospitals with new circuits is not a fad “, the mayor of Ploieşti, Andrei Voloşevici, told Antena 3.

“The ward was new, it is a renovated pediatric ward with a new and verified facility, and the oxygen ramps were installed last year before wave 3. The trained staff, as evidence, intervened immediately. In a split second, God knows, he moved the bed, rubbed something and a spark of oxygen. There were also oxygen detectors. The patient probably took off his mask.

The fire that broke out on Thursday morning at the Ploieşti Infectious Diseases Hospital, COVID support unit, was extinguished at this time, and the authorities started the transfer of patients to the Ploieşti County Emergency Hospital (SJU) “, announces the General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations (IG).

According to the quoted source, the fire occurred in a living room on the ground floor of the building, on an area of ​​about 20 square meters.

57 military firefighters, 6 water and foam trucks, a release crew and 20 ambulances were mobilized on the spot.

Ministry of Health: 20 patients were hospitalized in the ward

In the external section of infectious diseases of the Ploiești County Hospital, where this morning a fire with two victims took place, 20 patients were hospitalized, the Ministry of Health announced.

The ministry says 16 people are being evacuated and transferred to Ploiesti County Hospital (15 patients and a medical staff).

He is also a victim who is transferred to the Floreasca Emergency Hospital and who has burns on an area of ​​less than 50% of the body surface, according to the first evaluations. The other patients are stable and will be evaluated in the Emergency Reception Unit of the Ploiești County Hospital.

Health Minister Cseke Attila is in touch with Raed Arafat, head of DSU, the ministry said in a statement.

(source: AFP)


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