Seventeen patients die after floods hit Mexican hospital

Seventeen patients die after floods hit Mexican hospital
Seventeen patients die after floods hit Mexican hospital

Hello and welcome to the details of Seventeen patients die after floods hit Mexican hospital and now with the details

Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - Medical staff move a patient of the IMSS Hospital in Tula de Allende, Hidalgo state, Mexico September 7, 2021. — AFP pic

MEXICO CITY, Sept 8 — At least 17 patients died after floods swept through a hospital in central Mexico, disrupting the power supply and oxygen therapy, authorities said Tuesday.

The facility in the town of Tula in Hidalgo state was inundated after a river overflowed following heavy rain, the government said on Twitter.

“In this honorable job there are good, very good, bad and very bad days; today is one of the latter days,” President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador tweeted.

“I am very saddened by the death of 17 hospital patients,” he added.

The hospital was flooded in a matter of minutes, and a power cut disrupted oxygen treatment, said Zoe Robledo, general director of the Mexican Institute of Social Security, which operates the facility.

The rest of the 56 patients were reported to have been taken to other hospitals.

According to Mexican media, the victims included Covid-19 patients who needed oxygen therapy to stay alive.

Images showed medical personnel pushing patients’ stretchers through the water.

The government deployed the military as well as water and electricity board workers to deal with the fallout in Tula, which bore the brunt of heavy rains that have drenched swathes of Mexico.

Two more people died in Ecatepec, a suburb of Mexico City where flooding turned streets into rivers, officials said.

“A lot of water has fallen throughout the Valley of Mexico (where the capital is located) and it will continue to rain,” Lopez Obrador warned.

“People living in low-lying areas, for now, move to shelters or high places with family or friends,” he said. — AFP

These were the details of the news Seventeen patients die after floods hit Mexican hospital for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Malay Mail and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV Gang-raped Indian woman ‘numb’ after attackers released
NEXT Portugal, France battle big forest fires as mercury soars

Author Information

I am Jeff King and I’m passionate about business and finance news with over 4 years in the industry starting as a writer working my way up into senior positions. I am the driving force behind Al-KhaleejToday.NET with a vision to broaden the company’s readership throughout 2016. I am an editor and reporter of “Financial” category. Address: 383 576 Gladwell Street Longview, TX 75604, USA Phone: (+1) 903-247-0907 Email: [email protected]