At least 13 Covid-19 patients have been confirmed dead after a fire broke out in the ICU of Vijay Vallabh Hospital in India.

The hospital had 17 patients and only four survived

The blaze was extinguished and the four survivors have been moved to nearby hospitals.

Incident comes amid the second deadly wave of infections in India.

The spike has reportedly overwhelmed hospitals in India creating critical shortage of oxygen, ICU beds and ventilators.