11 children died in the last 36 hours at Civil Hospital of Ahmedabad. The sources said that these children were died due to some type of infection.Chief minister Vijay Rupani visited the hospital on Sunday and assured action in case the deaths are caused due to negligence or lack of facilities.
Early in the day, he had held meeting with top Health department officials in Gandhinagar regarding the incident.Meanwhile, the main Opposition party Congress protested outside the office of Superintendent of Hospital over the deaths. Congress workers also made loud slogans.Hospital Superintendent M M Prabhakar said two more babies have died since last night, taking the toll to 11 since Friday midnight. “While a newborn died of cancer, another succumbed to complications arising out of extremely low birth weight,” he said.
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