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A fire at a hospital in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Monday killed seven coronavirus patients, security and medical sources said.
Seven other people were injured in the blaze, believed to be caused by a malfunctioning air conditioner in an area designated for isolating COVID-19 patients, the sources said.
Firefighters stopped it spreading to other hospital buildings, and ambulances were dispatched to transfer patients to other medical facilities, the state-run newspaper Akhbar Al Youm reported.
The victims died of suffocation and hospital staff were among those injured, according to local media.
Egypt's prosecutor-general said in a statement that it has launched an investigation into the incident focusing on the technical specifications of the private hospital's intensive care unit.
Egypt has so far registered 65,188 COVID-19 cases including 2,789 fatalities.
A fire killed at least seven people and injured several others on Saturday at a private hospital that was treating coronavirus patients on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital Cairo, local sources and media said.
Local authorities promised to award the doctors who continued with the operation and the firefighters who extinguished the blaze. Firefighters who took more than two hours to put out the blaze said they used fans to keep smoke out of the operating room.
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