20 May 2024,   07:50
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Seven citizens were transferred to different medical venues in Tbilisi with various types of injuries, including 2 policeman - Gabunia

The Deputy Minister of Health denied reports that suggested a lack of access to medical assistance for citizens during public protests between in Tbilisi against the bill on transparency of foreign influence.

“12 emergency crews had provided aid to dozens of people who required assistance with high blood pressure, headaches or high emotional stress during the protests. 5 citizens were transferred to different medical venues in Tbilisi with various types of injuries.

One citizen had a nasal bone fracture and received appropriate medical assistance. Another had multiple injuries to the head and was diagnosed with concussion. The 3rd citizen had brain and face injuries, and concussion was established. The 4th citizen had a fracture of the right ulna, and osteosynthesis was performed. The 5th citizen had a head injury and was diagnosed with a concussion after a brain CT scan.

Two police officers were injured and taken to the Caucasus Medical Centre by ambulance yesterday. One of them had a head and nose injury, and both were discharged in satisfactory condition this morning”, - said Tamar Gabunia.

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