Two neonates died allegedly due to lack of facilities in district hospital Baramulla in north Kashmir, prompting authorities to order an enquiry.
Three more infants died at the
Malda Sadar Hospital on Wednesday after being referred in
critical condition from other district hospitals.
With six more babies dying at
the Malda Sadar Hospital here, the crib death toll in the
hospital since Wednesday rose to 18.
With the death of five new borns,
the toll of infant deaths at the Malda Sadar Hospital in the past five days rose to 16.
As many as 190,000 babies die in the first four weeks of birth every year in India due to a bacterial infection acquired in the hospital, a study said here Wednesday.
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