THE Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has attended to 465 devotees who were in need of immediate medical attention amid the annual Black Nazarene procession in Manila Tuesday, January 9.
As of 10 a.m., the PRC tweeted that 175 experienced high blood pressure while 226 experienced minor illness or injuries such as abrasions, lacerations, vomiting, body and abdominal pain, fever, dizziness, sprain and toothache. Some 22 others sustained major injuries, including bone fracture.
#PRCtraslacion2018— Philippine Red Cross (@philredcross) January 9, 2018
as of 10:00 AM
Patients catered: 465
BP- 175 Minor- 226 (Dizziness-10, Lacerations-143, Abrasions-59, Vomiting-1, Toothache-2, Body pain-3, Abdominal pain-2, Fever-1, Sparian-5) Major- 22 (DOB-19, Fracture- 3) Transport- 1,PSP- 37, Referral- 4 pic.twitter.com/2KoqT1Mbik