8% spike in New Year accidents

8% spike in New Year accidents

8% spike in New Year accidents

Written by Staff Writer

15 Apr, 2019 | 12:55 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A total of 410 people have been hospitalized over the past two days and are receiving treatment at accident ward of the National Hospital. A spokesperson stated that 203 are still receiving residential treatment.

Thirteen patients were admitted for motor accidents, forty-nine for various domestic accidents, and thirty-six were admitted after sustaining injuries over various disputes. Six persons were admitted due to fireworks accidents.

The National Hospital stated that there was an 8 % spike in patient admittance compared to last year (2018).


 

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