Accidents up 12 percent
The number of admissions to the accident ward of the Colombo General
Hospital has increased by 12 percent compared to last year. within the
36 hours that ended at noon yesterday, 152 people have been admitted to
hospital, sources said. Last year, only 91 persons were admitted due to
There is an increase in patients involved in road accidents. Sixteen
were admitted on liquor related accidents and 36 persons on violent
related matters, the sources said.