Relatively safe Diwali as only 40 cases of burn injuries reported across the city

Doctors at JJ Hospital said that patients who were admitted were in a stable condition and between the age group of 7-11 years

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It seems this year, Mumbaikars celebrated a safe Diwali as only 40 injury cases were reported in the major hospitals across the city. However, 12 people sustained serious injuries for which they are undergoing treatment at Airoli burn centre. 

According to doctors at the state-run Sir Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy Hospital, only five patients were brought to the hospital with minor injuries due to firecrackers. One of the doctors said that none of the patients were admitted to the hospital as most of the cases were not serious and the patients were between the age group of 7-11 years. 

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Meanwhile, a senior doctor from National Burn Centre, Airoli, said they received 12 patients with burn injuries. Dr Sunil Manohar Keswani said that National Burn Centre being the biggest burn centre get serious patients later. Hence he would not be able to give the exact number of cases. 

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