The Fact News Service
Thane, August 14
committee will be formed to probe if optimal treatment was provided to the patients who died in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital in Kalwa area of Mumbai’s Thane district in the last 48 hours, officials said on Sunday.
As many as 18 deaths were reported in the last 48 hours in the hospital. Thane Municipal Commissioner Abhijit Bangar said that a committee will be constituted for an impartial investigation into the matter.
“18 deaths have been reported in the last 48 hours. Some of the patients who have died were already receiving treatment for various ailments including chronic kidney disease, pneumonia, kerosene poisoning, road accident and other reasons. I have briefed the CM on these deaths. A committee will be constituted for an impartial investigation into this incident to find out if the patients received optimal treatment,” the Municipal Commissioner said.
Maharashtra Minister Deepak Kesarkar said that action will be taken against those who will be found guilty.