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498 admitted to SMS hospital with burns

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Press Trust of India Jaipur
As many as 498 people were admitted to the state-run Sawai Man Singh Hospital here due to burn injuries related to firecrackers during Diwali celebrations, a senior official said.
The number is expected to increase as several cases are reported a day after Diwali, said SMS Hospital Superintendent Dr D S Meena.
"498 people reached out-patient department of the hospital from 8 pm on Sunday to 8 am on Monday, of which 142 were admitted for treatment and 108 were emergency cases due to burn, ophthalmology, asthma and allergy," said Dr D S Meena, superintendent, SMS Hospital.

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First Published: Oct 28 2019 | 5:35 PM IST

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