Over 19,000 babies born during week-long Lunar New Year holiday

Wednesday, 2018-02-21 11:07:01
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A total of 19,062 babies were born during the Lunar New Year holiday from February 14-20. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – A total of 19,062 babies were born over the Lunar New Year holiday from February 14-20, according to Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Medical Service Administration under the Health Ministry.

Khue said reports from hospitals and health authorities nationwide showed more than 218,000 patients received medical check-ups and treatment during the period.

Medical establishments nationwide treated 37,376 traffic accident casualties in the seven-day period, and 197 firecracker related injuries.