New Delhi, Aug 9: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed anguish at the death of patients in a fire incident at a COVID facility in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijaywada on Sunday. He said he discussed the incident with state chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy and assured all possible help.

Seven COVID-19 patients were killed in the incident at a hotel converted into a treatment facility at Vijayawada. “Anguished by the fire at a Covid centre in Vijayawada. My thoughts are with those who have lost their loved ones. I pray that the injured recover as soon as possible,” the prime minister tweeted.

“Discussed the prevailing situation with AP CM @ysjagan Ji and assured all possible support,” he said.

Source: PTI