The five government hospitals -- Safdarjung, Ram Manohar Lohia (RML), Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB), Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) and Lok Nayak (LN), reported majority of the burn injuries and firecracker-related accidents.
The Centre-run Safdarjung hospital, which has largest burns unit in the country, received around 104 cases, including 22 admissions related to major burn injuries, from 9 AM on Wednesday to 9 AM on Thursday.
Of the total 104 patients, 26 were children.
At the RML Hospital, located in central Delhi, 25 people came to the casualty wards with burn injuries, out of whom, six patients had to be admitted as they had more than 20 per cent burns, said Dr V K Tiwari, Medical Superintendent of the hospital.
Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Lok Nayak hospital, Dr P S Bhandari, said, "21 persons with burn injuries were attended to at our hospital, out of which five were admitted."
"This year we had anticipated that the cases will go down on Diwali as lot of efforts have been made to sensitise the public. But then people started pouring in since last evening and continued till today (Thursday) morning," Bhandari added.
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