PRESS RELEASE – The Victoria Hospital as of 3:30 pm, Wednesday March 22nd, seen 31 persons directly affected by the explosion at Farrand Quarry in Cul de Sac.
The majority of patients suffered minor injuries, however 4 patients are admitted on wards in a stable condition, while another 4 have been transferred to Lamina Hospital in Martinique and are reported to be in a stable condition.
The Victoria Hospital remains in regular contact with colleagues in Martinique with respect to the condition of these patients.
The Ministry of Health and the Victoria hospital is grateful for the support of our colleagues in Martinique for their swift response in this crisis situation.
We also extend thanks to the Prime Minister, government officials, doctors, nurses, porters, domestic assistants, security officers, heads of departments, admin staff, operators, Tapion and St. Jude Hospitals, the Medical and Nursing Directors, the police, fire and emergency officers, members of the public, volunteers and the media for the tremendous support provide during this trying time.