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DOH tallies 74 new fireworks-related injuries


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Fireworks light up the sky over Rizal Park in Manila to celebrate during New Year celebrations on January 1, 2023.

AFP / Jam Sta. Rosa


MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health said Monday it tallied 74 new fireworks-related injuries after New Year festivities.


With this, the number of injuries due to firecrackers have reached 211 as of January 2, 6:00 a.m. The number is 16% higher compared to numbers recorded in the same period last year.


The DOH said it recorded 182 cases in the same period in 2022.


Full Story: https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/01/02/2234833/doh-tallies-74-new-fireworks-related-injuries


-- © Copyright Philstar 2023-01-02
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