Every year, Yom Kippur becomes particularly busy day for the paramedics service «Magen David Adom». This year for 25 hours (that is how much lasts the day of judgment), MADA paramedics went to 2.229 challenges in different parts of the country.
Medical assistance was provided 1.659 patients, 228 of whom felt ill (or lost consciousness) because of the strict fasting. 21 man needed resuscitation. 265 people were injured by falling from bicycles (including electric bikes), in-line skating and skateboards.
28 people were injured in the accident: the condition of two doctors evaluate as average, and 26 received minor injuries. 24 people needed help after he was injured during incidents of violence (twenty-four injured one is in serious condition, the state of the others is as easy).
Also brigade ambulance was taken to hospital 134 mothers (seven women delivered themselves paramedics) and 62 of the portion of the blood for immediate transfusion from the blood Bank of MADA.
As notes a press-service of MADA, double-machine «ambulance» fall under the «rockfall» in Ashdod and Akko. In this case, both times omnimetal – children and teenagers – were not related to the ultra-Orthodox community.