The deaths occurred at the Government Medical College Affiliated Hospital, Ambikapur, the district headquarter of the Surguja district, located around 300 km away from Raipur
Goa health minister Vishwajit Rane also sought an investigation by the High Court to find out the exact reason behind the deaths
Earlier on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inquired after Naik's health over the phone, while Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who is in Goa, met him in the hospital
Union minister Shripad Naik recovering, no need to shift him to Delhi, says Chief Minister Pramod Sawant
Sawant told reporters that a team from AIIMS has reviewed the treatment being given to Naik at the Goa Medical College and Hospital, and is happy with the line of treatment
The three-time chief minister was admitted to GMCH on 2 November with post-COVID complications. He was put on invasive ventilation on Saturday night as his condition deteriorated following multi-organ failure.
Tarun Gogoi’s health worsens due to post-COVID-19 complications; ex-Assam CM put on ventilator support
The 86-year-old was admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on 2 November due to post-COVID-19 complications
The veteran Congress leader was discharged from hospital on 25 October after undergoing treatment for the coronavirus infection and other post-recovery complications
Chandigarh rape accused attempts suicide in Burail jail; hospital authorities say his condition is stable
An auto-rickshaw driver, the prime accused in the case of raping a woman here a few days ago, allegedly attempted suicide inside a jail today by stabbing himself with a "piece of broken glass", police said.
Goans to get priority over outstation patients in govt hospital, says health minister Vishwajeet Rane
The residents of Goa availing medicinal facilities at state-run Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) will be given priority from Monday, state health minister
The Manohar Parrikar-led Goa government will re-introduce the scheme to screen newborn babies for detecting metabolic disorders.