DOH: 13 injured due to fireworks from Dec 21-25 | Inquirer News
Close  

DOH: 13 injured due to fireworks from Dec 21-25

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 04:29 PM December 25, 2018
DOH: 13 injured due to fireworks from Dec 21-25

Firecrackers. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — Even a week before New Year revelry is expected to take place, the Department of Health (DOH) has already recorded 13 injuries related to fireworks use.

From December 21 to December 25, DOH said 12 individuals were wounded because of fireworks while one case was due to “fireworks ingestion,” citing its Fireworks-Related Injury (FWRI) Surveillance report.

ADVERTISEMENT

Specifically, DOH said three cases each have been recorded in National Capital Region, Region III, and Region VII; two from Region VI; and one each from Region IX and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

DOH said 11 victims were male and aged between 2 to 28 years old. /kga

FEATURED STORIES

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: DoH, fireworks, Local news, Nation, national news, News, Philippine news updates
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.