11 people got freeze burns in Almaty

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11 people got freeze burns in Almaty

11 people got freeze burns in Almaty

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Eleven people with freeze burns applied to the Almaty clinics for three days, Inform.kz reports. 

"From 24 to 26 January, emergency service received 24 calls from people with signs of frostbite, ten of them were treated on site, 11 were sent to outpatient care in city clinics, and three of them were taken to regional hospitals. Three of the patients were children," the press service of the city health department said. 

Meanwhile, one of the regional medical institutions got a schoolboy with frostbitten fingers on both hands. As doctors have informed, the child receives medical treatment, the surgical intervention is not required. 

Recall, January 27 in Almaty due to severe frosts, classes for schoolchildren of grades 5 - 11 were canceled. January 24, the Emergency situations department of Almaty sent an SMS warning about the temperature drop in Almaty down to -25 degrees. Frosts will last till the end of this week.

Источник: http://www.kazpravda.kz

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