Wednesday 01 February 2023
Books – Ahmed Gomaa:
The Ministry of Health and Population announced that 3 people were killed and 32 others were injured as a result of the fire that broke out in the radiology department inside a hospital belonging to a non-governmental organization in Al-Mataria, Cairo Governorate.
Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, indicated that 12 ambulances were dispatched to the site of the fire.
He pointed out that emergency services were provided to 4 injured at the site of the fire without the need to transfer them to hospitals, while 14 injured were transferred to Al-Zaytoun Specialist Hospital, 11 injured to Al-Mataria Hospital, two injured to Ain Shams Hospital, and one injured to Sayed Jalal University Hospital.
Abdel Ghaffar confirmed that Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health and Population, is following up the developments of the fire, and ensuring that all medical services are provided to the injured, stressing the availability of all medicines and blood bags of various factions in all hospitals.
Abdul Ghaffar indicated that the injuries ranged from burns, fractures, and suffocation, and all the injured receive the necessary medical services, explaining that the announced number of injuries came as a result of the initial inventory, and follow-up is underway.
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