HMC reports 786 emergency cases on second day of Eid
August 13 2019 12:21 AM

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has reported that the Emergency Departments at Hamad General Hospital and Al Wakra Hospital received a total of 786 cases yesterday, the second day of Eid al-Adha. The paediatric emergency centres under HMC registered another 995 cases.
The Emergency Department at Hamad General Hospital received 565 cases until 6pm yesterday, including 105 female patients. Most were simple or mild illnesses and were sent home after initial treatment. There was one critical and trauma case each and were 
admitted at the ICU.
Al Wakra Hospital saw 221 emergency cases, including 88 female patients. No critical cases were reported.
Among the Paediatiric Emergency Centres, Al Sadd Emergency Centre had 574 cases, Al Rayyan Centre had 278 cases, Airport Centre 79, Al Dhaayan 49 and 
Al Shamal had 15. 
About 95 ambulances were deployed at various locations of the country to meet any emergency. In addition to Doha City, the ambulances were stationed at places including Al Wakrah, Souq Waqif, Katara, Sealine Beach and Simaisma Beach.
A total of 260 cases were reported to the ambulance services, including seven car accidents. Four cases were covered by air ambulance.

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