Jaipur: Nine newborn babies died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Rajasthan. The incident took place at JK Lone Hospital in Kota on Wednesday night. Relatives protested inside the hospital, alleging that staff negligence had led to the children’s deaths.
Relatives say hospital staff was unwilling to treat the children and that the children had not received adequate treatment until by the time the doctors arrived.
Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma sought a report from the hospital superintendent on the incident. The health minister said that if it is proved that the negligence of the employees is behind the death of the children, strong action will be taken. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also sought a report on the incident.
But due to staff negligence, more than 100 newborns died at the JK Lone Hospital in Kota in a single year.