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Authorities raise number to 524 across 43 hospitals nationwide

Authorities raise number to 524 across 43 hospitals nationwide

The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) confirmed in its latest figure on Sunday evening that the number of casualties have risen to 524, adding that patients are undergoing treatments in 43 different hospitals nationwide.

According to information provided by health authorities, Taipei City alone has accounted for 269 patients, whereas New Taipei City currently has 179, Taoyuan City 61, Kaohsiung City 3, Hsinchu City 3, Taichung City 8, and Keelung 1.

The MOHW also advised the general public not to seek medical care for mild symptoms in large-scale hospitals to prevent clogging of the hospital care unit as the current situation calls to prioritize the healthcare treatment for the water park victims.


Updated : 2021-09-19 02:06 GMT+08:00