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Red Cross volunteers assist 781 devotees in Traslacion 2019

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 04:10 PM January 09, 2019
Red Cross volunteers assist 781 devotees in Translacion 2019

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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said 781 devotees were given medical assistance on Wednesday during the 2019 Traslacion.

As of 2 p.m., PRC said it has already attended to 781 patients. Of this number, they assisted in monitoring the blood pressure of 545 individuals and attended to 224 patients who suffered minor ailments such as difficulty of breathing, fainting, punctures, abrasion, bruises, toothache, sprain, nose bleeding, among others.

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Red Cross volunteers assist 781 devotees in Translacion 2019

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Only eight patients required major treatments due to laceration, difficulty of breathing, and dizziness.

The PRC said it has also given psychosocial support to an individual and transported three devotees to the nearest medical center.

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The Manila Police District said the Black Nazarene’s carriage was at the Quinta Market as of 2:36 p.m. /ee

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