Gorakhpur: Nine more children die at BRD, toll at 105
Nine more deaths of children were reported from the BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours. The death toll reported since the August 10 tragedy is now at 105.
The deaths were confirmed by Dr PK Singh, the BRD Medical College, who briefed the media in his office. Among these nine deaths, five were reported from the neonatal ward, two from encephilitis ward and two from the general paediatric ward. Beside the encephalitis ward, deaths were reported from other wards. Most of the children, including the newborn, are brought here in a critical condition," he said.
To a query, he said the hospital administration was sending data on the deaths to the government.