SP probes deaths of four ICU patients in Capiz hospital


The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Capiz will investigate the deaths of four patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) on December 25, 2019.

The deaths occurred as typhoon “Ursula” pummeled Capiz and other areas in Panay Island.

Vice-Governor Jaime Magbanua said all SP members agreed to refer the issue to the Committee of the Whole. (

Almost all SP members wanted to know the real cause of the deaths, added Magbanua.

The management of RMPH had said the malfunctioning generator set of the hospital might be the cause of the deaths.