DOH logs 20 firecracker injuries in Bicol - TrueID

DOH logs 20 firecracker injuries in Bicol

Philippine News AgencyJanuary 4, 2023

LEGAZPI CITY – The Department of Health in Bicol (DOH-7) on Wednesday recorded 20 cumulative firecracker-related injuries from Dec. 21 to Jan. 3.

In a report, the agency said 12 of the injured are from Albay province, five from Camarines Sur, two from Camarines Norte, and one from Naga City.

DOH-7 said "kwitis" was the most common cause of injuries, registering seven cases, followed by "five-star" with five cases; improvised canon, four cases; fountain, one; and unknown fireworks, three.

"All the 20 individuals were discharged already and sent home, and surveillance will continue until Jan. 6," the report said. (PNA)

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