Sargodha- The number of newborn deaths in Sargodha District Headquarters Hospital has reached to 18 in three days, with another death in the hospital today.

Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif summoned a report from the provincial health department after eight children died in Sargodha hospital. The medical superintendent of the hospital had constituted an inquiry team to look into the children’s deaths in the hospital. The count of children died in district hospital has reached to 18 in three days but the inquiry team has yet to submit its report over the matter. The parents of the deceased had blamed the lack of doctors and negligence of the hospital staff main reasons for deaths.