Palghar COVID hospital fire: Maha govt announces Rs 5 lakh aid each for victims’ families

Palghar (Maharashtra), Apr 23 (ANI): Maharashtra government announced Rs 5 lakh each as compensation to families of victims of Palghar COVID-19 hospital fire incident that happened on April 23. “This is a big accident. Those found responsible won't be spared. Affected patients are being shifted to nearby hospitals. The government will provide financial assistance of Rs 5 lakhs each to the families of those who lost their lives,” said Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde. The fire has claimed 13 lives so far.