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Colombo, April 15: This New year saw an increase of 8 % in accidents compared to last year. The National Hospital said that there was an 8 % spike in patient admittance compared to last year (2018).
As per records 410 citizens are admitted for treatment in last 2 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.