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Rescuers work at a scene of the accident following a fire at a regional hospital for infectious diseases in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine. Reuters
Three intensive care patients and a ward doctor died overnight in a fire a hospital treating coronavirus cases in Zaporizhzhya, southeastern Ukraine, the region’s governor said on Thursday.
Oleksander Starukh said the fire broke out on the first floor of the hospital where patients were on ventilators. He said eight other patients unit were evacuated.
Rescuers and medics evacuate a patient after a fire at a hospital in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine. Reuters
He said the cause of the fire was being investigated.
Ukraine has registered more 1.2 million coronavirus cases with 23,229 deaths.
Three victims died on the scene, a fourth during resuscitation, while a fifth was later found in a bathroom, officials said.
Police said the fire broke out overnight in a ward at the Starobilsk hospital in the region of Luhansk. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the blaze.
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.
Separately, eight COVID-19 patients, including a doctor, died Saturday at a hospital in the capital of New Delhi after it ran short of oxygen supplies, the Press Trust of India news agency reported. There was no confirmation by hospital officials.
Preston Hemphill, who had been in the southern US city's police force since 2018, "violated multiple departmental policies," including on "personal conduct," "truthfulness" and regulations on Taser gun use, the department said in a statement.
The announcement came during a meeting between Garland and Ukrainian Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin in Washington, nearly one year after Moscow's invasion of its former Soviet neighbour.
The parties also voiced their intention to fully exploit the potential of the Association Agreement, which entered into force on September 1, 2017, to establish conditions for enhanced economic and trade partnership.
Millions of people were forced to make alternative travel plans or work from home as the majority of train companies on the country’s fragmented network said they were running no services.